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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Cueta is separated from the rest of Spain in Northern Africa by the Strait of Gibralter. Roughly 1,100 migrants attempted to cross into Ceuta in January, but the majority of those were eventually turned back to Morocco.
In addition, EC countries and Spain are worried by the dramatic increase in West African and Moroccan boat people, who have been trying to cross the Strait of Gibralter illegally for over a year.
In Tangiers, brand new radar equipment, helicopters, patrolboats and aircraft are used to prevent illegal crossings of the Strait of Gibralter.