The Mineu proyect, and example of eco-tourism in a mining landscape: The Sierra Minera of La Unión, Murcia, España.
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Bibliographic CitationORTEGA, M., MANTECA, J.L., CALVO , J., BERROCAL, M.C.. The mineu project, and example of eco-tourism in a mining landscape: The Sierra Minera of La Unión, Murcia, España. En: XII Convegno Internazionale Interdisciplinare, (XII: 2007: Cividale del Friuli ). IPSAPA/ISPALEM, 2007.
The development of this article will centre on showing how the history of a geographical space comes marked by the natural resources that we find on it. If we relate the history of another place would be completely different, since it would be affected by other factors. For the study of this article we are situated in a mining zone with more than 25 centuries of history placed in the south-east zone of Spain. The Sierra Minera of Cartagena La Unión, at the south of the region of Murcia, occupies approximately approximately 10 x 5 kilometres and has a rectangular surface lengthened in direction North-East – Southwest . In this space we find one of the major accumulations of lead and zinc of the Iberian Peninsula. This mountainous set, which is considered part of the Bética mountain chain in its more oriental part, spreads parallel to the Mediterranean coast from the city of Cartagena up to Cabo de Palos and separates the littoral of the interior plain in which finds the city of La ...
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