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Time to Conquer Cabo de Gata

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I’m off on a mountain bike trip around the Cabo de Gata, a Natural Park in Spain’s Almeria province. The park is unique within Europe, being comprised of an arid, volcanic landscape, sea-cliffs, volcanic sierra’s and a coastal plain of extensive dunes, stony plateau, small lagoons and salt-pans.

Any Budding Geologists Out There That Can Identify This?

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The stretch of coast here that forms part of the Sierra d’Irta National Park has some very interesting geology right along the coastal margins. It’s not evident further inland, but may be just buried below vegetation and top soil, and the hills of the park appear to be mostly sedimentary. Here on the coast though, it looks like the local… Read more »