Strait of Gibraltar, satellite image

Strait of Gibraltar, satellite image

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Caption: Strait of Gibraltar, satellite image. North is at top, land is brown and water is blue. The Strait of Gibraltar (narrow, blue, upper left) separates Spain (top) from Africa (bottom), and joins the Mediterranean Sea (centre) to the Atlantic Ocean (upper left). It runs between the southern tip of Gibraltar and northern tip of Tangiers, Morocco. It was known as the Pillars of Hercules in the ancient world.

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