Village of Montaña Blanca

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Village of Montaña Blanca
Village of Montaña Blanca
It is a town in the municipality of San Bartolomé. The White Mountain (599 m) dominates the
surroundings of Arrecife, capital of Lanzarote, and about 12 km far from the top. It is also visible from
laya Honda and Puerto del Carmen.White Mountain is situated at an altitude of 274.1 meters above sea level and its terrain has a slope of 20,89%.
Montaña Blanca eruption of 1730-36 suffered when he was only 14 neighbors. Captain Don Melchor de Arbelo presented himself to order the pilgrimage, a forced march towards the north of the island. While fleeing saw their buried under masses of "lapilli" ardent, steaming, stinking .... Returning to rise from the ashes, in the village of White Mountain, the youngest households migrated to Venezuela to earn money and return to work their land and feed their families.
Population of White Mountain is right 511 inhabitants (1 January 2010)
SOURCE: National Institute of Statistics (INE
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