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Ambas Bay

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Basin countries  Cameroon
Max. width  3.8 km (2.4 mi)
Max. length  9 km (5.6 mi)
Ocean/sea source  Gulf of Guinea
Ambas Bay
Ocean/sea sources  Gulf of Guinea Atlantic Ocean

Ambas Bay is a bay of southwest Cameroon.

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Geography

The bay opens towards the Gulf of Guinea. The port of Limbe lies on the shore of Ambas Bay.

History

Alfred Saker founded a settlement of freed slaves on the bay in 1858, which was later renamed Victoria. in 1884 Britain established the Ambas Bay Protectorate, of which Victoria was the capital. It was then ceded to Germany in 1887.

References

Ambas Bay Wikipedia


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