Gran Canaria: Volcanic Erosion
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More photos in the vicinity:
Roque Bentaiga and Pico de Teide
Valley of La Culata
The Peaks of the Canaries
|The volcanic rocks are eroded by the constant wind and heavy rainfall during winter, creating many bizarre rock formations in the central mountain ranges of the island.
Date: Nov 23, 2004
Longitude: -15° 35.48'
Latitude: 27° 58.94'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy Cicar, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08