Rock of Gibraltar

State: Gibraltar

Lat/Long: 36.1245, -5.3431

The Rock of Gibraltar is a large limestone prominence in the British territory of Gibraltar in Spain. Located on the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar, its highest point is 1398 feet. The Rock of Gibraltar has long been considered a symbol of strength or stability.

The History of Gibraltar and of its Political Relation to Events in Europe (London: Saunders & Otley, 1862), 444-45; Webster's New Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1988), 442; E. G. Archer, Gibraltar, Identity and Empire (New York: Taylor and Francis, 2013), 27.