Timanfaya National Park

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Timanfaya National Park
Parque Nacional de Timanfaya
IUCN Category II (National Park)
2008-12-19 Lanzarote Timanfaya.jpg
Location Lanzarote, Spain
Coordinates 29°00′N 13°44′W / 29.000°N 13.733°W / 29.000; -13.733Coordinates: 29°00′N 13°44′W / 29.000°N 13.733°W / 29.000; -13.733
Area 51.07 km2 (19.72 sq mi)
Established 1974

Timanfaya National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional de Timanfaya) is a Spanish national park in the southwestern part of the island of Lanzarote, Canary Islands. It covers parts of the municipalities Tinajo and Yaiza. The area is 51.07 square kilometres (19.72 sq mi).[1] The parkland is entirely made up of volcanic soil.

Timanfaya National Park is one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.[2]

Volcanic activity[change | change source]

The greatest recorded eruptions occurred between 1730 and 1736.

References[change | change source]

  1. Protected Natural Areas
  2. "Lista de 100 finalistas de Nuestros 12 Tesoros de España". Sobreturismo.es. 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2014-10-07. 

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