The volcanic island of Lanzarote vineyards | Others

The volcanic island of Lanzarote vineyards

21 Dec, 2011 | category - Others | 24 photos | 12253 visits

The island of Lanzarote refers to the Canary Islands (Spain). It is also called an "island volcanoes" - on a small island is about 60 and a width of 15 kilometers, is located about three hundred volcanoes. In autumn 1730 together with thirty craters began to erupt lava and ash. The eruption lasted for six years, and as a result of one-third of the island was covered with basalt and lifeless ash. This is a very negative impact on agriculture, Lanzarote, but did not stop local winemakers, who, after all, have adapted successfully grow grapes right in a volcanic desert.

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