Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism

Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands Geopark: From Earth to Space

Editors: Mateo, Elena, Martínez-Frías, Jesús, Vegas, Juana (Eds.)

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  • First work on the Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands Geopark Links geoparks and planetary analogues  Connects pioneering and cross-cutting science with other important issues such as geotourism, geoconservation and management, and geoheritage

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This volume comprises a selection of papers describing the main features of the Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands Geopark (Canary Archipelago, Spain). Of all the Global Geoparks worldwide, it is the only one that has officially evaluated and characterized specific areas as analogues for the geological and astrobiological exploration of Mars. The identification and characterization of terrestrial sites that can be used as planetary analogues are currently considered vital study areas of planetary geology and astrobiology. Written by experts in the various fields, this multidisciplinary book is a unique resource for graduate students and professionals alike.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction. Lanzarote, a Unique Geopark

    Pages 1-15

    Guillén, Cayetano (et al.)

  • Geological and Geographical Setting of Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands UNESCO Global Geopark

    Pages 19-29

    Sánchez, Nieves (et al.)

  • Geoheritage Inventory of the Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands UNESCO Global Geopark

    Pages 31-45

    Galindo, Inés (et al.)

  • Historic Volcanic Landforms Diversity on Lanzarote

    Pages 47-73

    Romero, Carmen (et al.)

  • Evaluation of Geoconservation in Geosites of Palaeontological Interest from Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands UNESCO Global Geopark

    Pages 75-83

    Martín-González, Esther (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-13129-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands Geopark: From Earth to Space
Editors
  • Elena Mateo
  • Jesús Martínez-Frías
  • Juana Vegas
Series Title
Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-13130-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-13130-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-13129-6
Series ISSN
2363-765X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 186
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