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The Rock of Gibraltar in a Levanter Cloud. The Rock of Gibraltar is a monolithic limestone promontory located in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, off the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It is 426 m (1,398 ft) high and borders Spain. Most of the Rock’s upper area is covered by a nature reserve, which is home to around 250 Barbary macaques.

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The Rock of Gibraltar ("The Rock") was one of the Pillars of Hercules, known to the Romans as Mons Calpe, the other pillar, Mons Abyla, is on the African side of the Gibraltar Strait. In ancient times the two points marked the limit to the known world. The Rock is home to approximately 250 Barbary Macaques. Tourists also enjoy the elaborate network of tunnels. Located on the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula, The Rock was a territory Spain and UK disputed over for…

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Gibraltar

Rock of Gibraltar The Rock of Gibraltar (sometimes by its original Latin name, Calpe,[2] or from its later Arabic name: جبل الطارق, or Jabal Tariq ("Mountain of Tariq");) is a monolithic limestone promontory located in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, off the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.

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Don’t Mock the Gibraltar Monkeys

Monkeys on the Rock of Gibraltar: http://www.traveladdicts.net/2008/11/gibraltar.html#more

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