T-15. Monumento Natural De La Montaña Centinela
|Name: T-15. Monumento Natural de la Montaña Centinela|
|Heritage: Patrimonio Natural|
|Categoria: Monumentos Naturales|
|Arico el Nuevo , Arico|
T-15 Montaña Centinela Natural Monument
Montaña Centinela Natural Monument is situated near the coast in the municipality of Arico. Its main feature is a cone of pyroclastic rock, which is surrounded by a number of flat areas that are home to a large community of different species of spurge.
The Montaña Centinela can be accessed from the TF-1 via the exit for El Porís-Villa de Arico. The exit takes you on to the TF-627 in the direction of Villa de Arico. When you reach kilometre 3+200 you are at the northernmost point of the Natural Monument, from where there are a number of routes leading into the protected areas.
Total area 132,2 Has.
The Montaña Centinela was declared a Natural Monument and area of environmental sensitivity by Autonomous Region Act 12/94, which was later integrated into the Organisation of the Canary Islands Territory Act via Legislative Decree 1/2000.
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