The physical geography of Spain Victoria

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The physical geography of Spain Victoria

  1. 1. The physical geography of Spain Victoria 5º A
  2. 2. SPAIN´ S GEOGRAPHICAL TERRITORY • The Iberian peninsula. • The Balearic archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. • The Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean . • The cities of Ceuta and Melilla in northern Africa .
  3. 3. SPAIN´ S GEOGRAPHICAL TERRITORY
  4. 4. Geographical relief. In the centre of the peninsula. Meseta The Sistem a Central and The Montes de Toledo.
  5. 5. Bordering the Meseta. • Sistema Ibérico. • Cordillera Cantábrica. • Montes de León. • Sierra Morena .
  6. 6. Outside the Meseta. • • • • Mountainous areas. The Pyrenees Macizo Galaico Montes Vascos. • Sistemas Béticos.
  7. 7. Large lowland areas. • Such as the river valleys of the Ebro…
  8. 8. …and the Guadalquivir (river valleys)
  9. 9. The coasts in the north of Spain are often rocky, with lots of high cliffs.
  10. 10. The coasts in the south of Spain are often low , with lots of sandy beaches.
  11. 11. Rivers in Spain. • The major rivers on the Iberian peninsula flow into the Atlantic Ocean , the Mediterranean Sea and the Cantabrian Sea.
  12. 12. The major rivers on the Iberian peninsula flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Miño Duero Tajo Guadiana Guadalquivir
  13. 13. The major rivers on the Iberian peninsula flow into the Mediterranean Sea Ebro Ter Llobregat Turia Júcar Segura
  14. 14. The major rivers on the Iberian peninsula flow into and the Cantabrian Sea. Bidasoa Nervión Nalón
  15. 15. Landscapes • Natural landscapes are areas that have not been transformed by human activity. • Nature reserves National parks Parque natural del Teide, Canarias
  16. 16. Nature reserves Spain • Protect the plants and animals
  17. 17. National Parks Spain. At the moment , there are 14 National Parks. • Parque Nacional Picos de Europa. Cantabria , Asturias y León.
  18. 18. Parque nacional DOÑANA Andalucía
  19. 19. Humanized landscapes are areas that have been trasformed by human activity. • Rural landscapes are typical of the countryside. • Farmers fields • Villages • Small towns
  20. 20. Urban landscapes are typical of cities • Large motorways - Wide streets - Tall buildings - Industries

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