Algeciras, Spain (left), the Bay of Gibraltar (Bahia de Algecira), and Gibraltar itself (right) are featured in this detailed vertical view over the European side of the Strait of Gibraltar. Ship traffic in the bay can easily be seen. Image courtesy of NASA.
A view of the north end of The Rock of Gibraltar in the setting sun.
Closer view of the north end of The Rock of Gibraltar.
Looking north along the crest of The Rock of Gibraltar one can see just how narrow the rock formation is. The coast of Spain is visible in the background.
Looking north to Spain from the side of The Rock of Gibraltar.
Barbary Macaques are ubiquitous in Gibraltar; here two are grooming. Gibraltar Harbour is in the background.
Some of the old defenses on The Rock of Gibraltar.
A view of Gibraltar Harbour with Algeciras, Spain in the background.
A view of the Rock of Gibraltar from its south side.
Cable cars are a popular form of transport for getting to the top of the Rock of Gibraltar.
The Europa Point Lighthouse at Gibraltar. Photo courtesy of NOAA / Michael Theberge.
The mosque at Point Europa on Gibraltar. Photo courtesy of NOAA / Michael Theberge.