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Land and Resources, Coastline

Saldanha Bay, Cape Peninsula, Cape of Good Hope, coastline, Port Elizabeth

South Africaís 2,800 km (1,740 mi) of coastline has few bays or coves and only one good natural harbor, at Saldanha Bay in the southwest, which is used mainly for the export of iron ore. Other ports are essentially artificial, including Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, and Richardís Bay. The most distinctive promontory on the coast is Cape Peninsula in southwestern South Africa, which ends at the Cape of Good Hope. Coral reefs fringe parts of the eastern coast.



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Saldanha Bay, Cape Peninsula, Cape of Good Hope, coastline, Port Elizabeth, coves, East London, bays, eastern coast, Durban

 
 

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