Category Archives: Landscapes

Mountains beyond mountains

Mountains beyond mountains.

Always I describe Almeria say that it is the most mountainous region in Spain; indeed it is. The elevation of the mainland due to the tectonic plates crash has lifted up the territory in different areas, … Read the rest

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Alhamilla sleeping giant

Alhamilla sleeping giant

Alhamilla the big strange of Almeria, as a sleeping giant looking always at the sea; so is perceived for locals this small range of mountins that run the Almeria province from East to West at the … Read the rest

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Almeria geographical depressions

Almeria geographical depressions

One of the most impressive landscape in Almeria is the so-called Almeria geographical depressions.

Almeria, Tabernas and Sorbas basins, just with Nijar, Vera, Almanzora and Pulpi were indeed in past ages marine basins, refilled by sediments … Read the rest

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Desert summer ecology

Desert summer ecology 

In summer there are very rare times in which I go down to the gorges and death-valleys down at the bottom of the desert; but sometimes I like to take a break and switch-on the air conditioned … Read the rest

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Almeria geological evolution

Almeria geological evolution

Any landscape at any region of the world is always changing and changable; under this point of view the mountains and valleys around us are not always at the same position than millions (or thousands) of years … Read the rest

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