Columbretes Islands
The Columbretes Islands (Valencian: Els Columbrets, IPA: [eɫs kolumˈbɾets]) are a group of small uninhabited islets of volcanic origin, in the Mediterranean Sea, Template:Convert/0 off Oropesa del Mar. Administratively they belong to Castelló de la Plana municipality, Valencian Community, Spain.
The main islets are Illa Grossa (Spanish: Columbrete Grande), La Ferrera, La Foradada and El Carallot. The total emerged area of all four is around 0.19 km2 (0.07 sq mi) and the highest point is 67 metres (220 feet) above sea level. Illa Grossa, by far the largest, is the northernmost island of the group. It stands in the place of an ancient crater and shows a distinctive semi-circular pattern. There are no buildings on it, except for a 19th-century lighthouse, a jetty and the staff quarters used by the biologists working in the wildlife reserve.

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Columbretes Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Columbretes Islands are a group of small uninhabited islets of volcanic origin, in the Mediterranean Sea, 49 kilometres (30 miles) off Oropesa del Mar.
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Visiting the Columbretes Islands | www.barracudabuceo.com
The Columbretes archipelago is a nature park of volcanic origen. It has great ecological value thanks to its flora and fauna. It is 27 nautical miles from Alcossebre ...
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Columbretes Islands Natural Park
Columbretes Islands Natural Park Located on a seabed about 80 metres depth, the Columbretes Islands represent the best example of volcanic formation of the ...
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Alcossebre - The Nature Reserve Columbretes Islands
The Columbretes are a group of four volcanic islands. The groups of islands are: La Columbreta Grande, La Ferrera, La Foradada, and El Carallot. there are ...
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Columbretes Islands - Wikimapia
Columbretes Islands The Columbretes Islands (Valencian: Els Columbrets, IPA: [ eɫs kolumˈbɾets]) are a group of small uninhabited islets of volcanic origin, ...
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The Invisible workshop: The Columbrete Islands
Oct 18, 2009 ... The Greeks and Romans used the anchorage but the Columbretes Islands themselves were snake infested–a feature reflected in the names ...
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Columbretes Islands - the Internet Bird Collection
... recordings taken in Columbretes Islands. Materials recorded in Columbretes Islands. List of all the materials recorded in Columbretes Islands, sorted by rating.
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Columbretes islands - Alcossebre
Discover one of the wildest and solitary archipelagoes about the Mediterranean, about an incomparable beauty.
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Buceo en Columbretes - YouTube
Vídeo de submarinismo grabado por Rafael García en Columbretes durante un vida a bordo de fin de semana. Año 2011.
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[PDF]Marine prey in the diet of Podarcis atrata from the Columbretes Islands
Columbretes Islands. A. M. CASTILLA 1, 2 ... Podarcis dugesii on Madeira Island, Atlanic, Portugal (Davenport & Dellinger, 1995) ... 3 Harvard University. Dept.
[PDF]Predation by scorpions (Buthus occitanus) on Podarcis ... - Aranzadi
Podarcis atrata from the Columbretes Islands ... vations on the Columbretes Islands in 1992 where adult Buthus occitanus consu- ... 3 Harvard University. Dept.
[PDF](Larus audouinii) in the Columbretes Islands - Jstor
Audouin's Gull (Larus audouinii) in the Columbretes Islands. AURORA M. CASTILLA' AND JUAN JIMENEZ PEREZ2. 'Department of Biology, University of ...
[PDF]Intensive Predation of Artificial Audouin's Gull Nests by the ... - Jstor
Yellow-legged Gull in the Columbretes Islands, Spain. AURORA M. CASTILLA. Department of Biology, University of Antwerp (UIA), B-2610. Wilrijk, Belgium, and  ...
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(1) Marine Biology Laboratory, University of Valencia. C/Dr. Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot (Valencia), Spain. jose.r.garcia-march@uv.es. (2) Columbretes Islands  ...
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from the Columbretes Islands (Spain), with additional notes on F. ..... partamento de Ciencias Ambientales y Recursos Naturales, University of Alicante. Spain.
Ecological Specialization to Fluctuating Resources Prevents Long ...
Apr 23, 2013... Group, CIBIO Research Institute, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain. X ... On islands, the improved survival resulting from milder climates, ... its natal colony on the Columbretes Islands late in the breeding season [18].
Columbretes Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Columbretes Islands are a group of small uninhabited islets of volcanic origin, in the Mediterranean Sea, 49 kilometres (30 miles) off Oropesa del Mar.
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Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture & Fisheries
Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture & Fisheries
2013
This expanded and fully updated Second Edition of the most comprehensive and successful book on lobsters, comprises contributions from many of the world’s experts, each providing core information for all those working in lobster biology, fisheries research and management and lobster aquaculture.Under the editorship of Bruce Phillips, the Second Edi...
Mediterranean marine protected areas and climate change: a ...
Mediterranean marine protected areas and climate change: a ...
María del Mar Otero, Joaquim Garrabou, Manuel Vargas
Columbretes Islands Marine Reserve (Spain). Photo: J. M. Dalmau Cladocora caespitosa is the only colonial coral native to the Mediterranean that lives in permanent symbiosis with microscopic algae within the living coral. Its colonies may ...
The Mediterranean Sea: Its history and present challenges
The Mediterranean Sea: Its history and present challenges
2013
This volume is an indispensable addition to the multidisciplinary coverage of the science of the Mediterranean Sea. The editors have gathered leading authorities from the fields of Marine Biology, Ecology, paleoclimatology, Chemical and Physical Oceanography, Zoology, Botany, Aquatic Photosynthesis, Socioeconomics, Mariculture, Mediterranean Histor...
Integrated Watershed Management: Connecting People to Their ...
Integrated Watershed Management: Connecting People to Their ...
H. M. Gregersen, Peter F. Ffolliott, Kenneth N. Brooks, 2007
Columbretes Islands Nature Reserve, Valencian Community, Spain. (From Laguna and Jiménez, 1995.) The vision The main goal is the regeneration of the damaged landscape of the 8ha island, Columbrete Gran (or Illa Grossa) of the Nature ...
Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias
Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias
1998
Now available in paperback, the first comprehensive reference on Great White sharks separates fact from fiction and presents real evidence of the ecology and behavior of these remarkable animals. The volume begins with the evolution of the white shark and its relatives and continues with sections on its anatomy, behavior, ecology, distribution, pop...
Columbretes Islands
Columbretes Islands
Othniel Hermes, 2011
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The Geology of Spain
The Geology of Spain
2003
This book provides the first comprehensive account in English of the geology of mainland Spain and the Balearic and Canary Islands. It has been written by 159 research-active, mostly Spanish authors working together in teams from over 20 universities and other centres of research excellence. The 19 chapters begin with an overview of Spanish geology...
España maritima: or, Spanish coasting pilot; containing ...
España maritima: or, Spanish coasting pilot; containing ...
Vicente Tofiño de San Miguel, 1812
7° 0' 20", and 29^ miles S. 70*" E\ from Cape Oropesa, lie the small islands called Columbretes. The largest, •which is the most Northerly, (of which the above is the true position,) has on its N. E. side a small Bay, where small vessels may lie ...
Yarns
Yarns
Tristan Jones, 1983
...a burning natural talent....his writings are a pleasure for any lover of good writing as well as a brilliant collection of yarns about his life, his sailing adventures, and his thoughts about man and the sea. -- Lloyds List, October 1993The characters and capers, including a Sherlock Holmes-style mystery, pour deliciously from the pen of this le...
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Columbretes Islands - Virtual Globetrotting
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minube: 10 Mediterranean Islands to Get Away From it All
The Mediterranean's charm is based largely upon its history, cuisine, sun-bleached villages, and relaxed lifestyle, and nowhere are these on better display than its many islands.
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Cladocora caespitosa bioconstructions in the Columbretes Islands Marine Reserve (Spain, NW Mediterranean): distribution, size structure and growth | Mediterranean Sea climate and environmental change
Today, living banks of the coral Cladocora caespitosa appear to be restricted to a few Mediterranean locations and are threatened by the escalating impacts affecting coastal areas. In this study the exceptional occurrence of the Mediterranean coral C. caespitosa in the Columbretes Islands Marine Reserve (NW Mediterranean, Spain) is characterised in terms of spatial distribution, cover area, colony size and…
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Spain now disputes Portugal’s Savage Islands EEZ before the UN — MercoPress
Spain has quietly lodged an official request with the United Nations to have Portugal’s southern-most territory, the Savage Islands, declared as rocks and not as islands, according to a report from the Gibraltar Chronicle.
en.mercopress.com/2013/09/13/spain-now-disputes-portugal-s-savage-islands-eez-before-the-un
The Invisible workshop: The Columbrete Islands
Ver mapa más grandeThis island group is so small and insignificant that it barely shows on Google Earth. Columbrete Grande is the only lump of rock in this small volcanic archipelago that makes a suitable stopover.
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Buceo en Islas Columbretes | Diving in Columbretes islands |
Septiembre 2003 | September En esto fuimos, y hacia aquí nos dirigimos Las Columbretes, un conjunto de islas volcánicas en la costa de Oropesa, Castellón, declaradas Parque natural. La Columbrete grande, en la que nos resguardamos, es la isla más grande de todas, y su forma en arco se debe a los restos de un…
lilanporelmundo.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/buceo-en-islas-columbretes-diving-in-columbretes-islands/
5 Excursions on the Costa Azahar
If we said one of the famous Spanish Costas for a fortnight, most folk would immediately think of the Costa del Sol, or the Costa Blanca. Rightly so, they're certainly popular with millions of tourists every year, for all the right reasons. If we said, the Costa Azahar, most would have to think for a minute, remembering the stretch of coastline to the North of Valencia, stretching it's sandy fingers upwards, reaching the golden Costa Dorada. Stay and be surprised by the Costa Azahar, lounge on the beaches or choose from a few days out and about the area. Let's look at 5 of those excursions on and around the Costa Azahar.
www.spain-holiday.com/blog/5-excursions-on-the-costa-azahar.php
Expert says best way to reduce shark attacks is to stay close to shore | Perth Now
HISTORY is supposed to assist us in giving meaning to tragic events. The history of shark attacks in Australia; however, leaves us with many more questions than answers.
www.perthnow.com.au/news/opinion/how-should-wa-respond-to-shark-attacks/story-e6frg41u-1226321130604
ontd_science: i thought this was appropriate, given recent events
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