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Herakleios Porthmos/Gaditanum Fretum

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 08, 2015 10:06 AM History
The Strait of Gibraltar, a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea and separates Europe from Africa.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

35.971667, -5.485833

water, open, river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 26 E6 Herakleios Porthmos/Gaditanum Fretum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Straits of Gibraltar.

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Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Herakleios Porthmos/Gaditanum Fretum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <> [accessed: 07 July 2020]

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