Guinea, Gulf of

Guinea, Gulf of
geographical name arm of the Atlantic W central Africa; includes Bights of Benin & Biafra

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Guinea, Gulf of — Great inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, western Central African coast. It includes the Bights of Benin and Biafra, and its major tributaries are the Casamance, Volta, and Niger rivers. Its natural resources include offshore oil deposits and metal ore… …   Universalium

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  • Gulf of Carpentaria — The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large, shallow sea enclosed on three sides by northern Australia and bounded on the north by the Arafura Sea (the body of water that lies between Australia and New Guinea). In geological terms, the Gulf is young; it… …   Wikipedia

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