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History of Gibraltar


The history of Gibraltar, a small peninsula on the southern Iberian coast near the entrance of .... Most of the land area is occupied by the steeply sloping Rock of Gibraltar which reaches a height ...

The History of Gibraltar and how it came to be British - Historic UK


The six square kilometres of the Rock of Gibraltar are steeped in history, from the very beginning around 100,000 years ago when primitive humans and ...

Gibraltar: 10 things you need to know about the Rock | World news ...


Aug 5, 2013 ... A Barbary macaque on the Rock of Gibraltar. Photograph: David ... It has rock'n' roll history that collides with monkeys. Here are some of the ...

History | Government of Gibraltar


Throughout the ages, the Rock of Gibraltar has cast a powerful first impression ... the Atlantic and thus has been an important site throughout European history.

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Jan 14, 2010 ... The rock of Gibraltar occupies a strategic position at the eastern entrance to the narrow strait and guards the only exit from the Mediterranean to ...
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Jan 16, 2011 ... I visited Gibraltar in September 2010 and went to the top of the Rock from where I filmed this video. www.traveltalesandnotes.blogspot.com.

Gibraltar Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Most of the peninsula is occupied by the Rock of Gibraltar (Lat. .... As is the case in much territory with a history of British influence, Gibraltar offers free and ...

Rock of Gibraltar - Earlham College


The formation of the Rock of Gibraltar began during the Jurassic Period, when .... the entrance to the Mediterranean has shaped the human history of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar: A Rock and a Hard Place | History Today


As the dispute continues between Spain and Britain over the jurisdiction of the waters around Gibraltar, Ben Wilson explains the Rock's role in British history ...

Previous The Economist explains: Why is Gibraltar a British territory?


Aug 7, 2013 ... Gibraltar, a 2.6 square mile (6.7 square kilometre) peninsula that is home to ... alongside Dutch allies, captured the Rock, as Gibraltar is known.

Rock of Gibraltar
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 ... More »