Algoa Bay


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Algoa Bay

(ălgō`ə), arm of the Indian Ocean, indenting Eastern Cape, South Africa. The Portuguese arrived in the late 15th cent., and it was used as an anchorage. Port Elizabeth is on the shore of the bay.
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Back to Australia, another time charter and general merchandise picked up at Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, and carried on to Mauritius, Lourenco Marques, Durban, Algoa Bay, and Cape Town.
1820: The first British settlers arrived at Algoa Bay in the eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Habitat use and preferences of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins Sousa chinensis in Algoa Bay, South Africa.
[Lepidochitona (Lepidochitona), Noordhoek, Algoa Bay, Indian Ocean, South Africa (Brian Hayes): 4.6 x 2.7 mm].
Having steamed thousands of miles from Portsmouth at about 12 knots, on February 26, 1852, while carrying soldiers, their families, and horses to Algoa Bay, she struck an uncharted rock off Danger Point, 86 miles from Cape Town, and broke up within 20 minutes in notoriously shark - infested waters.
Isofuranodiene has been also isolated from leaves of Chloranthus tianmushanensis, a traditional Chinese medicine used in the treatment of dermatological disorders [13], and from the coral Leminda millecra living in Algoa Bay, South Africa [14].
From May 2010 to March 2011, we compared 2-too measurements of growth rate, condition, and survival of 3 cohorts of different origin in longline culture at 3 different South African environments: 2 sea-based farms located in Saldanha Bay (Western Cape) and Algoa Bay (Eastern Cape) and a land-based farm at Kleinzee (Northern Cape).
Croix island in Algoa Bay, east of Cape Town, allowed nearly three-quarters of birds there to stop having to make exhausting long-haul hunts, research showed last year.
They came ashore at Algoa Bay, where there was nothing more than the small British Fort Frederick to welcome them.
Now touted as home to the "Big Seven," Addo is home to a variety of once-rare creatures--including an updated version of what was previously referred to as the "Big Five." From the Eastern Cape coastline at Algoa Bay to the northern mountain range, marine creatures including the great white shark and southern right whale have joined the checklist of wildlife within the parks boundaries.
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