Tropical Vegetation and Distant Atlantic Ocean Coastline Horizon Landscape from summit of El Yunque Mountain above Baracoa Bay Cuba

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Tropical Vegetation and Distant Atlantic Ocean Coastline Horizon Landscape from summit of El Yunque Mountain above Baracoa Bay Cuba
Autumn Sky Photography / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: W13082
El Yunque is a 575-metre-high (1,886 ft) mountain located 7 km (4.3 mi) west of Baracoa and the Baracoa Bay in Cuba's Guantanamo Province. It has a table mountain shape that resembles an anvil ("yunque" in Spanish). El Yunque was mentioned by Christopher Columbus in his chronicles about the discovery of the Americas.[2] The Yunque is situated between the banks of the rivers Duaba and Toa, it is 1,125 m (3,691 ft) long and has a total area of 461,000 m2 (4,960,000 sq ft). El Yunque was declared a National Monument by the Cuban National Commission of Monuments on December 25, 1979.[
Location: Baracoa, Cuba