Atlantis, most archeologists have agreed for decades, must have been somewhere near Gibraltar.
“This is much more than a traffic jam at the border,” Dominique Searle, editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle told The Daily Beast.
"Many of them would just laugh at a US court order," declares a Gibraltar observer of the case.
Walk to Gibraltar across the border at La Línea in Spain (74 miles east of Malaga).
“Hell will freeze over before Gibraltar removes the concrete,” Picardo insisted.
No private letters for Gibraltar were permitted in the mail-bags, lest they should unwittingly betray counsel.
We lay-to off the Cape two days, and then ran into Gibraltar, and anchored.
What a triangle of strongholds—Cyprus, Malta, and Gibraltar!
Jacob was going out to Gibraltar in the course of the next week.
South-west should carry them to Gibraltar, and there are they going away north-east.
1590s, ancient Calpe, captured 710 C.E. by Saracen leader Tariq, renamed Jebel el Tarik "the Mountain of Tarik," hence the English name. A British possession since 1704. Figurative of impregnability by 1856.
Note: Located on the Rock of Gibraltar, a huge limestone mass.
Note: Spain has protested British control of Gibraltar, but the dispute has remained unsettled for years.
Note: Location of an important military base; strategically significant because it can be used to keep ships from entering or leaving the Mediterranean Sea.
Note: Its seeming impregnability as a fortress during several wars led to the saying: “solid as the Rock of Gibraltar.”