Photo: Vanguard Cave

From last week’s trip to Gibraltar, here’s a view from the inside of Vanguard Cave, looking out across the Mediterranean to the east:

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You can tell the scale of the very large cave from the stairs ascending the cliff face to the left of the photo.

Vanguard Cave is one of the most interesting sites now under ongoing excavation, detailing the behavior of Neandertals in a coastal setting.