Strait of Gibraltar


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Noun1.Strait of Gibraltar - the strait between Spain and Africa
Pillars of Hercules - the two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar; according to legend they were formed by Hercules
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And so it happened that on a certain day two vessels passed in the Strait of Gibraltar.
The currents are very strong in the Strait of Gibraltar so I shall have to maintain an average speed of 3km per hour or more throughout the swim.
Spain is blaming Morocco for lax controls of its borders after a record number of migrants have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar to reach Europe in the last few days.
Omega Holidays Short Breaks Andalucian Capitals by air day Escorted Excursions 3 Full 4-star half board accommodation 7 days from PS799pp Departing Thursday 2 October 2014 From Newcastle airport Just across the Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco, Andalucia is simply one of the most beautiful corners of Europe.
Ocean's Seven, according to Adam Walker's Web site, is a group of seven long distance swims across the globe, including the Irish Channel, Cook Strait, Molokai Channel, English Channel, Catalina Channel, Tsugaru Strait and the Strait of Gibraltar.
As continental ice sheets grew during the ice ages, flow through the Strait of Gibraltar was reduced, causing measurable increases in the oxygen isotope O-18 (8 protons and 10 neutrons) relative to O-16 (8 protons and 8 neutrons) in Mediterranean waters, which became preserved in the shells of the ancient plankton.
Now the adrenalinejunkie-grandad from Shirley is planning to cross the Strait of Gibraltar next month while strapped to the top of a plane - a trip that has never been done before.
Now the adrenaline-junkiegrandad from Shirley is planning to cross the Strait of Gibraltar next month while strapped to the top of a plane - a trip that has never been done before.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted, Friday in Geneva, a draft resolution in which it welcomed the progress achieved in the proposed Europe-Africa permanent link across the Strait of Gibraltar and the establishment of an action plan in this area for the period 2013-2016.
The Gibraltar Crusade focuses predominantly on the role of the kingdom of Castile and its successive monarchs--Alfonso X, Sancho W, Fernando IV, and Alfonso XI--to control the Strait of Gibraltar, and thus prevent further Muslim invaders from entering Morocco and possibly bring the reconquest to its ultimate conclusion by expelling the Muslims from Iberia.
Father-of-two Stephen Redmond made it across the English Channel, the Strait of Gibraltar and is now one of the few who have successfully crossed the North Channel between Scotland and Ireland.
Mustapha Bakkoury, president, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, (MASEN), joined in welcoming pilot Bertrand Piccard, who called the flight over the Strait of Gibraltar "a magical moment" and noted that Solar Impulse made the trip "without one drop of fossil fuel.