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Unformatted text preview: ○ fishing center (main economic activity was fishing and ship building) ○ timber is part of the economy ○ horreos are used for grain storage ○ Santiago de Compostela, (church) in galecia ○ picos de europa, highest peeks in the area ○ sheep are a major part of spains economic activity, during the renosants spain exported a lot of wool ○ Basque Country ■ bilbo/bilbao, euskadi ■ gugenthiem in the basque country ■ ebro is the only river that flows west to east ■ aregon ■ barcelona ■ alicante – very rich agricultural area (best rice and palm, orange) area known as the levant ■ benidorm ■ castilla-meseta (central plateau of spain) ■ typical spain, of windmills and castles ■ known as the cidadel of spain ■ Duero , the other major river of spain, flows west into portugal, runs into castilla de leon ■ region experiences very cold winters, very hot summer ■ salamanca, leon TAJO river...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2009 for the course HIST 299 taught by Professor Fuentez during the Fall '08 term at McGill.
- Fall '08