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The Strait of Gibraltar location map

The Strait of Gibraltar

The Strait of Gibraltar connects the Mediterranean Sea (right) to the Atlantic Ocean (left) separating Morocco (foreground right) from Spain (background left). On the mediterranean side the Rock of Gibraltar and the mountains near the Spanish exclave Ceuta form the Pillars of Hercules known from ancient mythology. In the background the Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain (3482m).

View: The Strait of Gibraltar
Location: Lon -7.095°
Lat 34.698°
Altitude: 59 km
Direction: 50.6°
Camera Angle: 34°
User Rating: 2.4
Location Map:    Visible Topography
The Strait of Gibraltar location map
The Strait of Gibraltar

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Visitor comments:

by Younes from Morocco posted on Sun Sep 5 2010 13:57:23
Subhana ALLAH!. \\r\\nnice view thanks. \\r\\nbut where is buildings :D
by heidi posted on Mon Jan 8 2007 17:04:05
thanks for the great pictures and maps! just what I was looking for.
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