Coastlines
Spanish Coastlines
Rivers
Spanish Rivers

100

What is a coast?

Where the land meets the sea!

100

What three bodies of water border Spain?

The Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the Cantabrian Sea!

100

Do rivers start in the mountains or the sea?

Mountains!

100

What are the three groups of rivers in Spain?

1) Rivers that flow into the Cantabrian Sea

2) Rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean

3) Rivers that flow into the Mediterranean Sea

200

What are the four different ways to classify bodies of water at the coast?

Gulfs, bays, coves and straits!

200

How many sections is the Spanish coastline divided into?

Five!

200

What are the three parts of the course of a river?

Upper course, middle course and lower course!

200

Is river that flows into the Atlantic Ocean short or long?

Long!

300

What are the four coastal landforms?

Capes, peninsulas, islands and archipelagos.

300

What color is the Cantabrian coast section of the Spanish coastline?

Purple!

300

Do rivers have salt water or fresh water?

Fresh water!

300

Is the river that flows into the Mediterranean Sea east low or high discharge?

Low!

400

What is the difference between cliffs and flat coasts?

Cliffs are high rocks next to the sea and flat coasts are where the land is usually the same elevation as the sea!

400

What are the two main Spanish archipelagos?

Balearic Islands and Canary Islands!

400

What are tributaries?

Smaller rivers that join the main river!

400

Is the river that flows into the Cantabrian Sea stable or variable?

Stable!