"Picu Urriellu" in the local Asturian, the rock named Naranjo de Bulnes by a visiting German geologist is a prominent and strikingly beautiful summit on the northern edge of the Picos de Europa in north-central Spain. It is without question the crowning achievement of mountaineering in Spain, with a challenging 550 meter tall wall on the West face. A 3D printed map this detailed would not be possible without the generosity of Spain's Plan Nacional de Ortofotografía Aérea (PNOA), which provided both the geometric detail and the aerial photograph used in this model.
Model scale is 1:20000
Model measures 6.2 x 6.2 x 4.8 cm (2.4" x 2.4" x 1.88")
Original area is approximately 1.24 by 1.24 km
Altitudes covered: 1691m to 2517m
There is no vertical exaggeration applied to this model. This is a true-to-life scale model of a real place.
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TinyMtn models are most affordable in the "Sandstone" and "White Natural Versatile Plastic" materials. This model is in "Sandstone," which is a glued gypsum material. When you receive the model it will be ready for display, though it may smell funny and need some time to air out. "Sandstone" models are much more brittle than "Versatile Plastic" models, but feel more like light stone. Do not soak it in water, though you can safely seal it with Polycrylic or a similar water-based clear spray sealant. Read more about this popular material here
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Model created using GDAL, NetPBM, Gmsh, Carve, MeshLab, and other custom software
Work derived from PNOA 2010-2013 CC-BY 4.0 cnig.es