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The limestone mountain of Monte Perdido (also called Mont Perdu) is the third highest in the Pyrenees mountain range and is located in the northern part of Spain, in the province of Huesca. The height of Monte Perdido is 3 355 meters. The name of the mountain in translation into Russian sounds like `` lost mountain ''. The Sinka River originates on its western slope, and nearby are the Circ de Gavarnie and Circ d Estobe mountains.
Monte Perdido is part of the Ordessa-i- Monte Perdido. As part of the park in 1997, this peak was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Over one and a half thousand species of various animals, including rare, endangered ones, live in the area of Monte Perdido.
You can see Pyrenean ibex, Pyrenean chamois, alpine jackdaws, snow finch and mountainhorse. The park has two deepest canyons in Europe. Mountain landscapes, villages and farms located in the territory of this area have an extraordinary charm and attract many tourists from around the world.
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Topic: Monte Perdido region of the Pyrenees in Spain.