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Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands has some of the most interesting and varied volcanic landscapes that my wife Liz and I have come across in our travels.
So much so that certain rock formations have become tourist attractions in their own right.
One such is the volcanic upwelling called 'Roque Bentayga', which Liz and I visited during our week long stay on the island in February 2019.
Situated near the centre of the island, at quite a high altitude, Roque Bentayga is set in an otherworldly landscape of volcanic rock, with serrated flanks sparsely covered with drought resistant scrub.
This panoramic view, including Roque Bentayga and Mount Tiede on the nearby island of Tenerife, gives some idea of the majestic grandeur of this unique landscape.
Filename - gran canaria roque bentayga panorama 01.jpg
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 105mm
Exposure - 1/60 sec @ f8, ISO100
Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.
Location - Roque Bentayga, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Panoramic collage created by stitching multiple overlapping frames.
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