Manfredonia, Gulf of

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Manfredonia, Gulf of

 

an open gulf of the Adriatic Sea, near the shores of Italy, south of Gargano Peninsula. Depths, 12-16 m. The northern shores are high and rocky, while in the south they are low-lying and marshy. The Candelaro and Carapelle rivers discharge into the gulf. At the apex is the port of Manfredonia.

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