National Geographic : 1940 Sep
The Rock of Gibraltar Familiarly known as ranean and forms a vital 1,395 feet and afford ideal Photograph by Pulishers' I'. S. Gibraltar Has Become a Synonym for Strength "the Rock," this tiny but powerful colony commands the entrance to the Mediter British steppingstone to the Orient. Gibraltar's limestone cliffs tower to a height of embrasures for its heavy guns. The Rock's rugged face is pockmarked with gun ports.