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Source: Daniel Gainza

In 1799, the famous scientist and explorer Alexander von Humbolt sailed from Spain to South America via Tenerife. However, when he arrived here in Tenerife, he saw nothing but a thick fog. When the fog disappeared he saw the volcano Mount Teide shining in the sun. And this would be the first mountain that Alexander von Humboldt climbed outside Europe.

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife
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