Andalucia

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Andalucia

  1. 1. Andalusian relief● There are three important units in our relief● These three units are: - Sierra Morena: It separates the central plateau from Andalusia. It is very old -The depression of Guadalquivir: It is also divided in three areas: Fertile plain ,countryside(wavy forms , campiña) and marshes -Betic Systems occupies near two thirds of the surface of Andalusia and it is divided in three part; Subbetic systems in the North and Pennibetic Mountain range in the South . They are separated by “depresión intrabética”
  2. 2. Climate● There are four types of Mediterranean climate● Subtropical climate;scarce rainfall and warm temperature● Semi-arid; without rainfalls● Oceanic influence; a lot of rainfalls over 600 mm● Continental ;it is located in the interior of Andalusia. Its summers are very hot and its winters are very cold.●●
  3. 3. Rivers● There are two watersheds:● Atlantic watershed: Irregular regime, numerous tributaries .Guadalquivir is the longest● Mediterranean watershed; short and irregular regime and they have got sharp slopes
  4. 4. Vegetation● Mediterranean forest ; holm oak and cork oak,chestnut trees or strawberry trees● Maquia; Dense bushes coscoja and juniper● Garriga; less dense than maquia , thyme, lavander, broom● Espartizal; esparto grass, palmetto ,● Others ; poplars, dehesas, bank forests and the Spanish fir

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