2. Where Spain is situated?
At the north...
At the south ...
At the east...
At the west...
3. THE RELIEF
The relief is the difference between
the highest and the lowest elevations
of the Earth’s surface.
We can find the:
- Interior relief
- Coast relief
4. What is a landscape?
When we travel through the countryside, we see flat
lands, mountains, rivers, reservoirs, forests and villages.
There are different types of landscape:
5. The Spanish relief
The plains are large areas of land with no hills.
A plateau is a plain at a high altitude.
Depressions are plains which are lower than the surrounding land.
The mountains are very high areas of the ground.
Several mountains grouped together are called a mountain range.
A mountain chain is a long line of mountain ranges.
Valleys are low areas between mountains. Rivers are often found in
Hills have a lower altitude than mountains.
7. The central Meseta
The Central Plateau is in the center of the Peninsula. It is
divided into two parts:
Northern plateau: It fows the Duero River
Southern plateau: It flows the Tajo and the Guadiana Rivers.
There is the Toledo Range.
8. The Meseta is surrounded by…
At the North-west there are The Leon Mountains
At the North there is The Cantabric Chain.
At the East there is the Moncayo Range situated in
the Iberian chain.
At the South there is the Morena Range.