The geology of the iberian peninsula consists of the study of the rock formations on the iberian peninsula which includes spain portugal andorra and gibraltarthe peninsula contains rocks from every geological period from the ediacaran to the holocene and many types of rock are representedworld class mineral deposits are also found there the core of the iberian peninsula consists of a . Spain contains some of the best exposed outcrop geology in europe wikipedia has this excellent introduction to the geology of the iberian peninsula the iberian peninsula contains rocks from every age from ediacaran to recent and almost every kind of rock is represented. Spain is located in southwestern europe spain is bordered by the bay of biscay the balearic sea and the mediterranean sea portugal to the west and france and andorra to the north morocco is to the south across the strait of gibraltar if you are interested in spain and the geography of europe . Almost the entire morphology of mainland spain was formed in the tertiary era the pyrenees the andalusian cantabrian iberian and sierra morena mountain ranges as well as the sedimentary basins of the ebro and the guadalquivir rivers were formed. Geology of spain lives up to its title it is a thorough treatment of the topic by authors who know their subject for my use i lead mineral collecting trips to spain it would benefit from more maps but overall a worthwhile investment read more 2 people found this helpful helpful
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