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Columnae Herculis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Euzennat
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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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.

35.9358335, -5.384583

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: 16 June 2019]

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