Strait of gibraltar map europe. The landscape is dominated by the rock of gibraltar at the foot of which is a densely populated town area home to over 30000 people primarily. It includes the smaller seas within the mediterranean and the countries around it. This is part 6 of our north cape to gibraltar series. Palacio del partal in alhambra granada.
It consists of sailing in the strait of gibraltar looking for and identifying the different types of whales and dolphins that live or migrate in this area. Map of the mediterranean seamap showing the mediterranean sea from the straits of gibraltar to the sea of marmara and the shores of the eastern european countries. Kustvagen to finland part 3. Gibraltar d b r l t e r.
Watch more videos of whale watch tarifa. Estrecho de gibraltar is a narrow strait that connects the atlantic ocean to the mediterranean sea and separates gibraltar and peninsular spain in europe from morocco and ceuta in africathe name comes from the rock of gibraltar which in turn originates from the arabic jebel tariq meaning mount tariq. Mdyk jbl tark madiq jebel tariq spanish. Stockholm and central sweden part 2.
Xibalta is a british overseas territory located at the southern tip of the iberian peninsula. The strait of gibraltar is a point of natural separation in two senses. Gibraltar is the perfect cruise port of call offering location facilities unrivalled levels of service and attractions and its popularity continues to grow. Common striped and.
Gibraltar british overseas territory occupying a narrow peninsula of spains southern mediterranean coast just northeast of the strait of gibraltar on the east side of the bay of gibraltar bay of algeciras and directly south of the spanish city of la lineait is 3 miles 5 km long and 075 mile 12 km wide and is connected to spain by a low sandy isthmus that is 1 mile 16 km long. The strait of gibraltar arabic. Passageweather is a free sailing weather website if you use this website on a regular basis please consider helping us out. The journey to north cape part 4.
It divides two seas the mediterranean from the east and the atlantic ocean from the west. It connects to further information about these countries and their relationship to each other. Three different types of dolphins inhabit the recently established natural park of the strait of gibraltar. Whale watching is a tourist as well as educational activity.