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Timanfaya

This relatively small area belongs to the most impressive landscapes in the Canary Islands. Nearly 300 years ago, in a few weeks' time, Lanzarote was expanded by a third because of continuous eruptions of lava that swallowed villages on its way. The area is now UNESCO heritage.

Timanfaya National Park

I don't really think these images need a lot of explanation. The colours were created by chemical processes, and still, roughly 200 years after the last eruption, there's nothing that will grow here. NASA uses a secret spot to train their astronauts.

--- 4 Jan 2021, Yaiza (E) ---

Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National Park