Europe and Africa meet at the two pillars of Hercules - Gibraltar and Morocco

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"Non plus ultra" - Nothing farther beyond: This was considered the end of the Mediterrean world. The pillars are also part of the Spanish coat of arms in the opposite sense: Go even further - to the new world!

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Comments (104)

hschwe on March 5, 2014

Great picture, janapede!! Awesome foto of two continents!!! Excellent foto!

Like and Favorite !

Kind greetings from Lower Rhine, Helmut

Thank you all very much for your very kind comments and score;)).

Juha Mielikäinen on March 8, 2014

Very nice take! Excellent view janapede! LIKE+FAV -- Greetings from Spain, Juha

Giannino Lux on April 28

Hello Jan, thank you very much for joining to mu group Gibraltar / Gibilterra / Гибралтар. I LIKE very much this photo - The best wishes from ROME - Gianni

funtor on May 6

Great shot of this beautiful place! Like86 and greetings from Germany, Thomas

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Jan Aage Pedersen
Stavanger, Norway

Photo taken in Signal Station Road, Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 14, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Aage Pedersen
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P510
    • Taken on 2012/07/13 13:53:03
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 4.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash