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Braca? Mons

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Ryan Horne
Contributors: Tom Elliott
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Last modified Apr 09, 2016 01:18 AM History
A mountain on the northwest coast of Africa mentioned by the Elder Pliny that is probably to be identified with the western slopes of the Atlas range.

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.

30.63, -9.73
  • Less than certain: Braca? Mons (Latin, 30 BC - AD 300)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 1a C3 Braca? Mons

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: near Cap Ghir

Lipinski identifies the Braca mountains as the western slopes of the High Atlas range where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. 


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Ryan Horne, and Tom Elliott, 'Braca? Mons: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 15 August 2020]

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