Jebel Musa


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Jebel Musa

a mountain in NW Morocco, near the Strait of Gibraltar: one of the Pillars of Hercules. Height: 850 m (2790 ft.)
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Until Shakespearean arrived on the scene, her stud record did not amount to much, with two foals to race - Rock Of Gibraltar filly Jebel Musa and High Chaparral filly - who failed to reach the frame from 11 starts between them.
But allegedly traces of the once volcanic past exist in the hot springs in the caves at Jebel Musa and two warm mineral springs near Tor.
To the ancient Greeks and Romans, the huge 1,300ft-high lump of limestone was one of the two pillars of Hercules - the other was Mt Jebel Musa across the strait in Morocco - which formed the edge of the known world.