Geology of the rocks

The landscape here is dominated by great craggy outcrops of rock, from the heights of the Serranía de Ronda to El Torcal near Antequera and the Sierra de las Nieves. punto de interes geologico1 10-10-14The rock is a mixture of sandstone, clay and marl, this mixture I guess being responsible for some of the most eye-catching rock formation. Clay and sandstone alternate so the landscape is moulded by wind and rain, making it fertile agricultural land. rock1 10-10-14rock2 10-10-14rock3 10-10-14view1 10-10-145 to remember
el paisaje – the landscape
los afloramientos – outcrops
la arenisca – the sandstone
la arcilla – the clay
la marga – the marl

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