Iberian Mountains

Iberian Mountains

(ībĭr`ēən), mountain system, extending c.250 mi (400 km) along the northeastern edge of the Meseta (central plateau), NE Spain. Moncayo (7,590 ft/2,313 m high) is the highest peak in the system. The Douro River and several tributaries of the Ebro River rise there.
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Also the Iberian Mountains and the Pyrenees funnel the Atlantic winds, which being some 700 miles further south of Wales are stronger and more reliable.