Sistema Ibérico

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Iberian System
Sistema Ibérico
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Highest point
PeakMoncayo
Elevation2,313 m (7,589 ft)
Coordinates41°44′45″N 01°46′53″W / 41.74583°N 1.78139°W / 41.74583; -1.78139Coordinates: 41°44′45″N 01°46′53″W / 41.74583°N 1.78139°W / 41.74583; -1.78139
Geography
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Location of the Sistema Ibérico in the Iberian Peninsula
CountrySpain
CommunitiesAragon, Castile and León, La Rioja, Valencian Community, Catalonia and Castile-La Mancha
Geology
OrogenyAlpine
Age of rockTertiary
Type of rockNummulite limestone, marble and sandstone

The Iberian System (Spanish: Sistema Ibérico, pronounced [sisˈtema iˈβeɾiko]), is one of the major systems of mountain ranges in Spain.

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Laguna Negra (Black Pond), Soria
Cerro del Padrastro hill close to Atienza, in the transition zone between the Sistema Ibérico and the Sistema Central
The Iberian wolf is a subspecies of grey wolf that is still found in some ranges of the system.
The marbled newt is common in humid areas of the system, especially in the northwestern region.