Galachos del Ebro. Nature of Aragon. 
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Galachos del Ebro. Aragon.

The galachos of the Ebro are meanders left after a change of channel or a swelling. They present/display clear waters and an interesting fauna and aquatic flora and forests of shore.


It is a space of high landscaping, ecological and cultural value located to about 5 km waters above of Zaragoza, in the left margin of the Ebro, between the rural districts of Alfocea, Juslibol and Monzalbarba. In him and his surroundings the natural dynamics of the average section of the Valley of the Ebro is written, because it is an old meander on the foot of escarpments of Juslibol, that was flooded by a flood in 1961.

Ebro, Galacho and lakes constitute a humid zone of enormous interest that occupies more than 100 hectareas. It is dominated by a great escarpment or it is cut of plasters and marls in whose superior part an immense steppe extends that ascends until the heights of the Tooth of the Castellar.

The conjunction of waters, the shores and the rocky one form three rich full ecosystems of life.

Galacho de Juslibol
Galacho de Juslibol.

Natural reserve of the Galachos of the Alfranca de Pastriz, the Cartuja and the Town of Ebro

Galacho of the Alfranca
Galacho of the Alfranca.

The best one conserved. 1.700 m.s of length and 150 of wide, 6 have of free waters and 15 of in the middle humid vegetation.
They inhabit it more than 200 species of birds, with presence of herons and small mammals, among them, the otter.

Galacho del Ebro
galachos del Ebro.

Also Aragon enjoys a diverse and varied Nature where passing by plants, animals, Geology, or landscapes we can arrive at a fantastic bestiary that lives in its monuments.

The information will not be complete without a stroll by its three provinces, with shutdown in some of its spectacular landscapes like Ordesa, the Moncayo, Monegros or by opposition the Ebro.

Also you can dedicarte to the intangible ones: from the legend compilation that also does to universal Aragon.

Fauna | Flora | Geology | Fungi | Water
Landscape | Monegros | Moncayo | Ebro | Ordesa
Bestiary | Books | Buffon | Activities | Culturales | Zh2o | Photografies
Document | Nature in Aragon

The pasapues project is an extension of the Aragón project is like that, and tries to collect and relate all possible types of documentary information about Aragon: texts, books, articles, maps, illustrations, photographs, narrations, etc., and proceed to its publication and diffusion.

Galachos del Ebro. Natural Protected Spaces in Aragon. Pyrenees, mountains, rivers, Beech, Bears, Capercaillie, Trouts, newts, Vertebrates, Animal kingdom, plants, fungi, landscapes, protected areas, Fauna, zoology, ecology, Water, humidity, stone, earth, air, food

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