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Strait of Gibraltar, satellite image. North is at top. The Strait of Gibraltar separates Spain (top) from Africa (bottom), and joins the Mediterranean Sea (right) to the Atlantic Ocean (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. Forested areas are dark green, bare ground is brown, urban areas are grey, and water is black. Image created using NaturalVue data obtained from the Landsat 7 satellite.
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