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Title: Physiography and climate of Trás-os-Montes
Authors: Gonçalves, Dionísio
Figueiredo, Tomás de
Keywords: Trás-os Montes physiography
Trás-os Montes climate
Serpentine areas
Mountain areas
NE Portugal
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
Citation: Gonçalves, Dionísio; Figueiredo, Tomás de (2011) - Physiography and climate of Trás-os-Montes. In Seventh International Conference on Serpentine Ecology: Flora and Vegetation of Iberian Ultramafics: Excursion Guide - I. Mid-conference field trip: NE Portugal ultramafic outcrops, VII ICSE, Coimbra. p. 5-11
Abstract: Ultramafic rocks are rare lithotypes in Portugal. The main Portuguese ultramafic areas are restricted to the districts of Bragança and Portalegre, respectively located in the Trás-os-Montes (NE Portugal) and Alentejo (SE Portugal). The ultramafic rocks of the Trás-os-Montes are the largest and the richest in endemic species within Portugal. This text is a tour companion to the ultramafic rocks of northeastern Portugal. It contains, among other sections, a description of the physiography and climate of Trás-os-Montes, where the ultramafic rocks appear assembled in two massifs: Bragança, not far away from the Portuguese-Spanish border, and Morais, further south. (text slightly adapted from the Introduction section)
Peer review: yes
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