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Morocco Geography and Population

Morocco Geography and Population

Physical characteristics The current geological and morphological structure of Morocco is the result of several orogenic phases that first developed during the Paleozoic (Hercynian orogeny) and subsequently during the Cenozoic (Alpine-Himalayan orogeny). Starting from N, we meet the Rif mountain range (up to 2456 m high), which borders the Mediterranean and joins, in addition to the Strait of Gibraltar, to the Betic Cordillera. Beyond the ‘corridor’ of Taza stretch the Atlas Mountains, arranged according to two main wings: the Middle…

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