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  • Unit 1: THE SPANISH LANDSCAPE
  • Where Spain is situated? At the north... At the south ... At the east... At the west...
  • THE RELIEFThe relief is the difference betweenthe highest and the lowest elevationsof the Earth’s surface.We can find the:- Interior relief- Coast relief
  • What is a landscape?When we travel through the countryside, we see flatlands, mountains, rivers, reservoirs, forests and villages. There are different types of landscape: Mountain landscape Coastal Landscape Flat landscape
  • The Spanish reliefThe plains are large areas of land with no hills.A plateau is a plain at a high altitude.Depressions are plains which are lower than the surrounding land.The mountains are very high areas of the ground.Several mountains grouped together are called a mountain range.A mountain chain is a long line of mountain ranges.Valleys are low areas between mountains. Rivers are often found in valleys.Hills have a lower altitude than mountains.
  • The centralMeseta
  • The central MesetaThe Central Plateau is in the center of the Peninsula. It isdivided into two parts:Northern plateau: It fows the Duero RiverSouthern plateau: It flows the Tajo and the Guadiana Rivers.There is the Toledo Range.
  • The Meseta is surrounded by…At the North-west there are The Leon MountainsAt the North there is The Cantabric Chain.At the East there is the Moncayo Range situated in the Iberian chain.At the South there is the Morena Range.