Old abandoned gold mines from the gold rush which lasted 1880s until 1990s, near Rodalquilar, in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park, Almeria, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The park includes the Sierra del Cabo de Gata mountain range, volcanic rock landscapes, islands, coastline and coral reefs and has the only warm desert climate in Europe. The park was listed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1997 and a Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Importance in 2001. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Old abandoned gold mines from the gold rush which lasted 1880s until 1990s, near Rodalquilar, in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park, Almeria, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The park includes the Sierra del Cabo de Gata mountain range, volcanic rock landscapes, islands, coastline and coral reefs and has the only warm desert climate in Europe. The park was listed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1997 and a Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Importance in 2001. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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