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Columnae Herculis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Euzennat
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 10:04 AM History
The Columnae Herculis (Pillars of Hercules) are the twin promontories that flank the Straits of Gibraltar, namely the rock of Gibraltar on the northern side and a debated southern promontory, likely either Monte Hacho (the ancient Abila Mons) or the Jebel Musa.

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.

36.000038, -5.37113526667

cape, promontory

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 28 D1/D2 Columnae Herculis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: GIB/SPN

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M. Euzennat, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Columnae Herculis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <> [accessed: 27 September 2020]

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