The origin of the beauty of Lanzarote lies in its geology, its natural landscapes, its evolution, and its original materials that make up its geological heritage. Volcanoes, cliffs, caves, beaches, lava flows, jameos, calderas and islets, have turned the island into a geologically unique place in the Atlantic.
A Geosite, or Site of Geological Interest, is an “area that is part of the geological heritage of a natural region as constantly shows one or several characteristics that are considered significant in its geological history” (García Cortés and Carcavilla, 2013).
In our Geopark, there are 49 geosites on land and 19 underwater. 68 places can be marked on the map.
Next, there is a description of land sites according to the Specific Collaboration Agreement Report CIL-IGME to carry out scientific-technical research of the use of the volcanic resources of Lanzarote (createad by Inés Galindo, Nieves Sánchez, Carmen Romero and Juana Vegas), in 2014.