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Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections - Las Marismas Summary & Analysis

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Las Marismas Summary and Analysis

The Las Marismas region in Southern Spain is comprised of tidelands that are supported by the Guadalquivir River and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a region that is forty miles from north to south and thirty-five miles from west to east. It is not a square area, however, and is less than a thousand square miles where only three hundred thousand acres of that area is actually marshland. During the wet season, there is about three inches of water that covers long grasses. The rest is usually dry year round.

The Concha and Sierra Bulls, the most famous type of bulls, are raised in Las Marismas When the narrator arrives, he meets up with a matador from the area who takes him to see the bulls. They set out on horseback and they spot one bull, then about fifteen or twenty slowly rise...

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