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PILLARS OF HERCULES, SEA OF DARKNESS

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« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2007, 12:52:46 pm »


CAP SPARTEL





                            LES CAVES D' HERCULES - THE CAVES OF HERCULES






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Location: Near Tangier. 14 km west of Tangier at Cap Spartel. 
Open:   
Classification:  Karst cave. 
Light: electric. 
   
Bibliography: S Carleton Coon (1957): Seven Caves, Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East. Jonathan Cape, London. plate 2
 
   


History
   
BC 6000 Neolithic habitation.
1878 caves "discovered".
1920 cave open to the public.
1952 National Heritage site.
1982 electric lights installed.
20-DEC-2003 closed to the public after a rockfall caused by nearby construction work.
JAN-2004 reopened after a brief examination.
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