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Landscape in spain

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Landscape in spain

  1. 1. LandscapeS in Spain BY: PEDRO SÁNCHEZ HERNÁNDEZ
  2. 2. GEOGRAPHICAL RELIEF The geographical relief in Spain IN THE CENTRE OF PENINSULA: ·Meseta ·Sistema Central ·Montes de Toledo BORDERING THE MESETA ·Sistema Ibérico ·Cordillera Cantábrica ·Montes de León ·Sierra Morena OUTSIDE THE MESETA Montainous areas: Pyrenees, Mazico Galaioco, Costero Catalanas, Montes Vascos, Sistemas Béticos Large Lowland areas : valleys of the Ebro and Guadalquivir.
  3. 3. • COASTS IN THE NORTH : rocky, with lots of high cliffs. • COASTS IN THE SOUTH: with lots of low and sandy beaches.
  4. 4. RIVERS IN SPAIN • ATLANTIC OCEAN: Miño, Duero, Tajo, Guadiana and Guadalquivir. • MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Ter, Ebro, Llobregat, Turia, Júcar and Segura. • CANTABRIAN SEA: Nalón, Nervión and Bidasoa.
  5. 5. NATURAL LANDSCAPE • NATURAL LANDSCAPE: are areas that have not been transformed by human activity. • Many of these areas have been made into nature reserves to protect them from human activity. • Some of the most important nature reserves in Spain are national parks.
  6. 6. HUMANIZED LANDSCAPE • HUMANIZED LANDSCAPE: are areas that have been transformed by human activity. • Rural landscape are typical of the countryside. In these areas, we usually find farmers´ fields. There are often villages and small towns with short, narrow streets and low buildings. • Urban landscape are typical of cities. We usually find large motorways, wide streets, tall buildings and a variety of industries.
  7. 7. Rural landscape Urban landscape
  8. 8. SPAIN S DIVERSE LANDSCAPE. • Deciduous forest: oceanic climate. We find this type of forest in northern Spain, along the Cantabrian cornice.
  9. 9. • Mediterranean forest and scrubland : mediterranean climate. We can find it in most areas of the Iberian peninsula and in the Balearic Islands.
  10. 10. • Alpine landscape: mountain climate, Pyrenees, Cordillera Cantábrica and Sistemas Béticos.
  11. 11. • Diverse landscape in the Canary Island: most parts of the Canary Islands have a subtropical climate.

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