Landscapes and Landforms of Spain by Francisco GutiérrezLandscapes and Landforms of Spain by Francisco Gutiérrez

Landscapes and Landforms of Spain

byFrancisco GutiérrezEditorMateo Gutiérrez

Hardcover | May 6, 2014

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The Landscapes and Landforms of Spain provides an informative and inviting overview of the geology and geomorphology of Spain. It incorporates a diverse range of topics, ranging from the fiery landscapes of the Canary Islands and its volcanic formations to the glacial scenery of the Pyrenees.
The book devotes attention to granite landforms, karst terrains, coastal dunes and marshes, as well as to heritage and conservation, with the objective of offering the reader a comprehensive insight into the Spanish geological setting.
The book presents readers with the opportunity to explore Spanish landforms in detail through its highly illustrated pages and maps, making this an appealing text on the subject field.

Prof. Francisco Gutiérrez studied Geology at the Universities of Zaragoza (Spain) and Aberdeen (UK). He is currently Full Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences in the University of Zaragoza and teaches Geohazards, Engineering Geology and Geomorphology. He has carried out research at the University Complutense of Madrid, the Fac...
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Title:Landscapes and Landforms of SpainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:348 pagesPublished:May 6, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401786275

ISBN - 13:9789401786270

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Table of Contents

The Geology and Geomorphology of Spain. A Concise Introduction.- The Guadalentín Tectonic Depression, Betic Chain, Murcia.- The Late Neogene to Quaternary Drainage Evolution of the Uplifted Neogene Sedimentary Basins of Almería, Betic Chain.- Granite Landforms in Galicia.- Geomorphology of La Pedriza Granitic Massif, Guadarrama Range.- Conglomerate Monoliths and Karst in the Ebro Cenozoic Basin, NE Spain.- The Karst of the Tramuntana Range, Mallorca Island.- Atapuerca Karst and Its Paleoanthropological Sites.- Evaporite Karst in Calatayud, Iberian Chain.- The Gypsum Karst of Sorbas, Betic Chain.- Gallocanta Saline Lake, Iberian Chain.- Playa-lakes and Yardangs in the Bujaraloz-Sástago Endorheic Area, Central Ebro Basin.- The Picos de Europa National and Regional Parks.- The Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park, Central Pyrenees.- Glacial and Structural Geomorphology in the Maladeta Massif, Pyrenees.- Block Streams in the Tremedal Massif, Central Iberian Chain.- Badlands in the Tabernas Basin, Betic Chain.- Geology and Geomorphological Evolution of the Ebro River Delta.- Coastal Dunes and Marshes in Doñana National Park.- Raised Beaches in the Cantabrian Coast.- The Olot Volcanic Field.- The Teide Volcano, Tenerife, Canary Islands.- The 1730-1736 Eruption of Lanzarote, Canary Islands.- Structural Collapses in the Canary Islands.- Geomorphological Heritage and Conservation in Spain.- Geomorphic Hazards in Spain.