Pic Carlit (Puig Carlit in Catalan) is a mountain of Pyrénées-Orientales, France. Located in the Pyrenees, it has an elevation of 2,921 metres above sea level.

Carlit
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North face of Carlit, summer 2007
Highest point
Elevation2,921 m (9,583 ft)
Prominence2,917 m (9,570 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates42°34′11″N 1°55′55″E / 42.56972°N 1.93194°E / 42.56972; 1.93194Coordinates: 42°34′11″N 1°55′55″E / 42.56972°N 1.93194°E / 42.56972; 1.93194
Geography
Carlit is located in Pyrenees
Carlit
Carlit
Location in the Pyrenees
LocationPyrénées-Orientales, France
Parent rangePyrenees

HistoryEdit

Henry Russell is known to have made the first ascent of the Pic Carlit in 1864, where he was fascinated by the beautiful view of the Étang du Lanoux, the biggest lake of the Pyrénées.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cárdenas, Fabricio (2014). 66 petites histoires du Pays Catalan [66 Little Stories of Catalan Country] (in French). Perpignan: Ultima Necat. ISBN 978-2-36771-006-8. OCLC 893847466.