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Guide to nature sites In Spain (index)

Iberian Landscape and Nature Dictionary

(ESP+others-ENG)

* abedul - azud

* babieca - buscarla

* caballito del diablo - curruca

* daina - duna

* eider - eucalipto

* faces - fumarel

* galacho - gusano de seda

* hacho - hueva

* ibai - koba

* labrador - llovizna

* macizo - musgo

* naranjal - oyhan

* págalo - quejigal

* rabia (la) - ruiseñor

* sacavera - surco

* tábano - tudanca

* ullal - vuelvepiedras

* xabalín - zarcero

 

 

A guide to the environment, geography, climate, landscape, natural history and wildlife of the Canaries

Sites (*more complete)

 

Other information on the Canaries

The Canaries

News

First volcanic risk map for El Teide (Canaries Ahora) The first risk map of El Teide has been published in the journal Estudios Geológicos , based on reconstruction of recent geological past of the island (last 30,00 years). Areas most at risk are centre and north east, though with a 60-80% possibility that eruption would be 'not very dangerous'. Teide has been at rest since 1909. The study notes that eruptions are not regular, occuring between every 3 and 500 years. The director of the study Juan Carlos Carracedocalls for more funding for detection to avoid alarmism. See also Cumbre vieja debate

Five Giant lizards of Gomera born in incubator . (Consumer) There are now 49 of these highly-endangered reptiles at the breeding centre. All about these lizards here (Can.Gov in English). Species was discovered in 2000 ( BBC news "cats see the lizards as a real delicacy, prying them out of their cliff-top shelters like oysters from a shell" )

Climate of the Canaries

Geography of the Canaries

Provinces and surface area of the Canaries in km2

Canarias

7447

Palmas (Las)

4066

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

3381

Highest moutains in the Canaries

Las Palmas

Pico de las Nieves

Gran Canaria

1949

Tenerife

Teide

Tenerife

3718

Flora and wildlife of the Canaries

Nature reserves in the Canaries/Nature reserves in the Canaries


Environment of the Canaries
Wildlife of the Canaries
the Canaries Environment
the Canaries climate
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Environment of the Canaries
Geography of the Canaries
Climate of the Canaries
Natural history of the Canaries
Wildlife of the Canaries
the Canaries Environment
the Canaries climate
the Canaries geography
the Canaries nature
the Canaries wildlife
the Canaries wetlands
the Canaries birds
the Canaries wetlands
the Canaries birds
Relief of the Canaries
Mountains of the Canaries
Relief of the Canaries
Mountains of the Canaries
Rivers of the Canaries
temperatures of the Canaries
temperatures of the Canaries
Rainfall of the Canaries
Rainfall of the Canaries

 

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