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El Teide ( Guanche and originally Echeyde or Echeide ) is a volcano located on the island of Tenerife , Canary Islands, Spain . With an altitude of 3,718 meters above sea level and 7,500 feet above the ocean floor , is the highest peak in Spain, of any landmass of the Atlantic Ocean and the third largest volcano on Earth from its base on the ocean floor . Teide altitude also makes the island of Tenerife in the tenth highest island in the world.
The Teide is one of the Teide National Park , a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Today, it is considered the most emblematic natural monument of the Canary Islands .
It is also a great tourist attraction each year attracts millions of people from around the world in 2010 stood as the most visited national park in Europe and the second most visited national park in the world . Therefore, it is the most visited natural wonder of Spain and one of the most visited in the world .
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