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 Ceuta - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ceuta is dominated by a hill called Monte Hacho, on which there is a fort occupied by the Spanish army.
Monte Hacho is one of the possible locations for the southern Pillars of Hercules of Greek Legend, the other possibility being Jebel Musa.
Monte Hacho is the hill to the right of the picture.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Ceuta   (878 words)

  
 Monte Hacho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monte Hacho, with Ceuta harbour in the foreground.
Monte Hacho is positioned on the Mediterranean coast opposite Gibraltar, and along with the Rock of Gibraltar is claimed by some to be one of the Pillars of Hercules (the other candidate for the southern pillar being Jebel Musa).
Monte Hacho also has a convent, Ermita de San Antonio, and a monument to Generalissimo Francisco Franco and the start of the Spanish Civil War in North Africa in 1936.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monte_Hacho   (191 words)

  
 Monte Hacho, Ceuta
From the summit of the hill, on which are the Ermita de San Antonio (1593) and an old fort, there are extensive views of the town and harbor, the Moroccan coast and, in clear weather, Gibraltar.
Monte Hacho is probably the legendary Mount Abyla, in Greek and Roman mythology one of the Pillars of Hercules which marked the end of the known world.
Monte Hacho is reached by taking the coast road (the Recinto Sur) which runs east along the south side of the peninsula.
www.planetware.com /ceuta/monte-hacho-e-and-monhac.htm   (163 words)

  
 Spain Locations List - Monte Galleiro to Monte Mira
Monte Ganzo, Cantabria, Peak, Long: -3.438611 Lat: 43.44778
Monte la Reina, Castilla y Leon, Populated Place, Long: -5.5 Lat: 41.5
Monte Membribe, Castilla-La Mancha, Populated Place, Long: -2.8 Lat: 40.68333
www.traveljournals.net /explore/spain/locations/m/40.html   (503 words)

  
 Ceuta campo exterior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
*Monte Hacho: situado en la parte más oriental de la ciudad, con 200m.
En la costa norte, del monte, está el parque de San Amaro, jardín botánico natural, que ofrece vegetación subtropical y un pequeño zoológico, restos de un castillo del siglo XVII, junto a la playa del mismo nombre.
Siguiendo al oeste paseamos junto a la costa observando el estrecho,a un lado y en el otro pasamos junto al pantano del Renegado, cerro de la Fabrica y Monte de ingenieros, doblamos la punta Bermeja y llegamos a la playa de aguas frías y limpias de Calamocarro, tras doblar punta blanca.
www.geocities.com /ceutaalrededores/campoexterior.htm   (605 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Pillars of Hercules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
They are Gibraltar in Europe and Monte Hacho in Ceuta in Africa.
One part of the split mountain is currently called Gibraltar and the other is Monte Hacho.
These two mountains taken together were since then known as the Pillars of Hercules.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Pillars_of_Hercules   (607 words)

  
 GAAAL VI
Este monte, que ocupa el extremo oriental de la Plaza, recibe su nombre de la función de atalaya u observatorio marítimo y terrestre, que desempeñó desde la más remota antigüedad.
Cualquier rincón de este monte, es un lugar privilegiado para observar aves migratorias o cetáceos.
El monte esta conformado por siete colinas lo que dio lugar a su antiguo nombre de Heptápolis.
www.ejercito.mde.es /organizacion/gaaalvi/centro.htm   (331 words)

  
 IOL: Discovering Europe's hidden outpost
Next to the monument is the white and yellow chapel of Saint Anthony of Padua.
The fortress of Fortaleza del Monte Hacho dominates the panorama.
Built in the 18th century on the ruins of a Byzantine castle, the imposing building served first as a prison and later as a military base.
www.int.iol.co.za /index.php?set_id=14&click_id=587&art_id=qw1069742522998T614   (819 words)

  
 Day Trips
Besides going to the beach, (a 30 minute drive), there are a number of remarkably beautiful places to visit in the area round about, all within a short distance of our houses.
Enjoy a bird s-eye view of the town and surrounding countryside from the 559-metre high Monte Hacho.
If you are adventure, put on your hiking boots and rise to the challenge.
www.andaluciavacation.com /trips.html   (309 words)

  
 Ceuta, Spanish Morocco: Foso de San Felipe
Right at the place where the Moroccan mountains come to a final end, and before Ceuta's Monte Hacho starts its ascending, the old remains of the old city walls are situated.
Now it's in two parts, having a small canal going right through it, which creates a strong current.
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i-cias.com /morocco/ceuta03.htm   (143 words)

  
 Ceuta, Spanish Morocco: Spain looking at Europe
It is true that architecture is little new from what mainland Spain can offer- and there are few landmarks.
But is absolutely a friendly place, and if you take the time to walk around places like Monte Hacho, there will be a good number places to check out.
The biggest problem with Ceuta is that there is only 20 metres of beach (stone beach).
i-cias.com /morocco/ceuta.htm   (297 words)

  
 World Tourist Attraction Index
Monte Bre / San Bernardo Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland
Monte de Piedad Mexico City, Federal District (Distrito Federal), Mexico
Monte Pascoal Parque Nacional do Monte Pascoal, Bahia, Brazil
www.planetware.com /index/1005.htm   (118 words)

  
 Ceuta Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
Here, too, is the Hermitage of San Antonio, a 16th-century building which at one time was the residence of the bishop, and the Fortress of Hacho.
It is one of Ceuta's most characteristic monuments built over the centuries by the various inhabitants of this land.
The Fortress of Hacho is a walled enclosure situated on the top of Monte Hacho.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Spain/Ceuta-270934/Things_To_Do-Ceuta-BR-1.html   (615 words)

  
 HT104   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
El emplazamiento se encuentra situado en la península del Monte Hacho donde se pretende la recuperación de toda esta zona mediante diversas actuaciones que incluyen la rehabilitación del fuerte del Monte Hacho así como las viviendas objeto de esta propusta premiada.
El proyecto pretende una rehabilitación de la zona a través de la propuesta situada en el Monte Hacho.
Debido ala posición privilegiada del Monte Hacho que se sitúa como una silla de montar ofreciendo vistas al Mediterráneo o al Atlántico, las viviendas se proponen como objetos que pueden intercambiar sus piezas aprovechando estas vistas.
www.cscae.com /europan/europan_5/ht104_ceuta.html   (493 words)

  
 Gibraltar (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Carthaginians also visited, however neither group appears to have settled permanently.
Plato refers to Gibraltar as one of the Pillars of Hercules along with Jebel Musa or Monte Hacho on the other side of the Strait.
Following the fall of the Roman Empire, Gibraltar was visited by the Vandals and later the Goths.
gibraltar.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1547 words)

  
 DCP: 36 degrees north, 5 degrees west (visit #3)
Towards North there are the Spanish mountain ranges of the Sierra Nevada, and in the South we see the high Moroccan Atlas mountains.
Finally looking towards West, there is Monte Hacho in Spanish Morocco, behind which the town of Ceuta is located.
#4: Monte Hacho at Ceuta seen from the confluence
www.confluence.org /confluence.php?visitid=10163   (1023 words)

  
 Monte Hacho, Spain - Location on world map, coordinates and short facts
Monte Hacho, Spain - Location on world map, coordinates and short facts
/ Explore / Spain / Locations / Monte Hacho
Maps and coordinates for Monte Hacho, Spain are approximative and not valid for navigation.
www.traveljournals.net /explore/spain/map/m572929/monte_hacho.html   (70 words)

  
 Rough Guides Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This curious little historical anomaly is a Spanish enclave on the northern tip of mainland Morocco, but there is little to see, and the only real reason to visit Ceuta is as an alternative port to Tangiers when travelling between those two countries.
That said, there are some sites that might catch you attention as you pass through, including the collection of colonial buildings and monuments in the centre of town at Plaza de Africa (Africa Square) and those high above on Monte Hacho (Hacho Mount).
Ferries and hydrofoils run to Algeciras on the Spanish mainland at regular intervals throughout the day, so just turn up at the harbour, buy your ticket, and you’ll be gone within a couple of hours at most.
travel.roughguides.com /planning/journalEntryOverview.asp?JournalID=52568   (208 words)

  
 Vuestras experiencias con lo paranormal - Foros ZackYFileS
Amigo Patas,no fue en monte Hacho,fue en un monte pegado a la frontera con marruecos,donde Cristo perdió las chanclas
Entonces tu estuvistes en el monte por donde está el cuartelucho pequeño de transmisiones con su gigantesca antena de transmisiones,allí hice 7 refuerzos,y no veas el canguis que dá estar alli en medio del monte a oscuras total, me lo creo que estuvierais acojonados y mas si visteis luces
Hablando de lo paranormal me contaron quehabia una cuesta en Ceuta en el monte que pasaba algo raro, me suena a mi algo de eso, haber si alguien sabe algo mas.
foros.zackyfiles.com /showthread.php?t=298250   (1106 words)

  
 Monte Hacho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Search Engines - search the web for "Monte Hacho":
Nearest Higher Neighbor: Jebel Sidi Moussa (W) (Unverified; May be a higher closer peak not in the PBC database.)
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www.peakbagger.com /peak.aspx?pid=11031   (37 words)

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