Prince Ferdinand's Battery

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Prince Ferdinand's Battery
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Gibraltar
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Prince Ferdinand's Battery
Prince Ferdinand's Battery is located in Gibraltar
Prince Ferdinand's Battery
Prince Ferdinand's Battery
Coordinates 36°07′56″N 5°20′56″W / 36.132243°N 5.348879°W / 36.132243; -5.348879
Type Artillery Battery
Site information
Owner Government of Gibraltar

Prince Ferdinand's Battery was an artillery battery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. Today the area is known as the Apes' Den and is the main location for tourists to see Barbary macaques in Gibraltar.[1]

Description[edit]

The battery which is now much better known as Apes' Den is located at the base of the upper section of Charles V Wall within the Upper Rock Nature Reserve where it is breached by Queen's Gate.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fa & Finlayson (2006). The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945. Osprey Publishing. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-84603-016-1. Retrieved 1 April 2013.