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 NATIONAL PARKS:
MONFRAGÜE
PICOS DE EUROPA
ARCHIPIÉLAGO DE CABRERA
CABAÑEROS
CALDERA DE TABURIENTE
GARAJONAY
ISLAS ATLANTICAS
LOCATION OF THE PARK
TEIDE
TIMANFAYA
 
 CENTRES:
MONTE DE GRANADILLA
FINCA LOS REALEJOS (TENERIFE)
ISLA DE LA GRACIOSA (CANARIAS)
Montes y Aserradero de Valsaín
 

 INFORMATION ON THE PARK or CENTRE SELECTED

 THE PARK
Timanfaya, declared in 1974, represents the best natural systems of volcanic origin of the Macaronésica region, and has its origin in the eruptions happened during centuries XVIII and XIX. Between 1730 and 1736 the more important eruptive episodes of the contemporary history of the humanity occurred, by their duration and its dimension. The last eruptive episode took place in 1824, and their destructive power still is vestiges as they are the geothermal anomalies, being reached temperatures of up to 610 ºC to 13 meters of depth. In the National Park of Timanfaya the ecological processes of colonization and biological succession take place.
Este parque se encuentra en Palmas (Las)
 
 CONTACT DETAILS
Parque Nacional Timanfaya
Centro de Visitantes de Mancha Blanca
35560 Tinajo Palmas (Las)
ESPAÑA
Telephone: 928 118042
Fax: 928 838235
E-mail: manchablanca.cmayot@gobiernodecanarias.org
© Organismo Autónomo de Parques Nacionales. 2010