WATERSHEDS OF SPAIN A watershedisanareawherealltherivers andstreamsflow intothesamearea.
There are threewatersheds in Spain TheMediterraneanwatershed: Is in theeast and south TheCantabrianwatershed: Is in thenorth Is in thewest TheAtlanticwatershed:
TheMediterraneanwatershed It hasshort riverswithirregular flowregimes Thelongestrivers are: whichrises in theCantabrianMountains whichrises in theIberian Mountain Chain. whichrises in theSubbeticRange The Ebro: TheJucar: The Segura:
TheCantabrianwatershed has shortriverswithabundantflows. Themainrivers are: in theBasque Country in Cantabria. in Asturias The Bidasoa, Oria and Nervion The Pas, Nansa and Deva: The Sella, Nalon and Navia
TheAtlanticwatershed isthelargest in area. Itsrivers are usuallylong. Theserivershaveanabundantflow and a regular flowregime. TheMiño. These are thelongestriversonthe Peninsula. The Duero, theTagus and the Guadiana. They are short and have irregular flowregimes.(Withtheexception of Guadalquivir) They are deepchannels wherewaterflowswhenitrainsheavily. TheAngustias and Infiernogullies Therivers of Galicia: Therivers of theInnerPlateau: Therivers of Andalusia: Thegullies of theCanaryIslands: