Astronaut Luca Parmitano captured from ISS the Strait of Gibraltar.

Credit: Luca Parmitano, ESA, NASA

The strait connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco and Ceuta (Spain) in Africa. It is also called the Pillars of Hercules. Europe and Africa are separated 14.3km of ocean at the strait’s narrowest point.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: Luca Parmitano’s Tweet
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