Cloud horizon Charles Piazzi Smyth
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Landscape view of the horizon as seen from the peak of Mount Teide, Tenerife. Three boulders are visible in the foreground, and behind them the lower peaks of the mountain range. The clouds are depicted as far below the sitter's viewpoint.
Inscribed in ink underneath: 'The cloud horizon of the Alta Vista Station, looking East.'
The 'Alta Vista Station' was the name of the camp erected at the peak of Mount Teide by Charles Piazzi Smyth and his party during their 1856 astronomical expedition to this volcanic mountain range.
- Image reference: RS-17524
- ©The Royal Society
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