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Angola, officially the Republic of Angola  was a Portuguese colony from the 16th century to 1975.
L'Angola est une ancienne colonie portugaise.
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The Lobito port was built in 1928 after the Portuguese colonial authorities granted a concession to an Englishman, Sir Robert Williams. Sir Robert constructed a railway leading from Lobito deep into the heart of the continent, to transport millions of tons of copper and other minerals.
1 Feb 12


Porto de Luanda was founded by Paulo Dias de Novais in 1575 and settled by Portuguese colonists. It is the second busiest seaport in Angola.
15 Jan 09

Port de Banana

Le Port de Banana se trouve sur la rive nord de l'embouchure du Congo.
15 Jan 09


Kipundji ou KupundjiWhite flash every 5 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.
9 Dec 15


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12 Feb 12


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15 Jan 09


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15 Jan 09


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12 Feb 12

Pointe-Noire (Congo)

Pointe Noire is the seaport for the Congo, on the western coast of Africa. The port of Pointe-Noireis a vital communication axis in equatorial Africa, stretching from Pointe-Noire to Bangui and Ndjamena, through the railway line.Pointe_Noire
14 Jan 09

Cape Cross

En 1486, l'explorateur portugais Diego Cao, premier européen à fouler le sol de la Namibie, dresse une croix en hommage au roi Jean 1er du Portugal. D'où le nom de Cap Cross.
Aujourd'hui,  Cap Cross est réputée pour sa colonie d'otaries à fourrure. Leur nombre fluctue ...
17 Jan 09

Swakopmund Lighthouse

Swakopmund was founded in 1892, by Captain Curt von François.On 4 August 1892 the crew of a gunboat named Hyäne (German for Hyena) erected two beacons on a large dune, probably in the vicinity of the present lighthouse. This is regarded as the founding date of Swakopmund. 
15 Jan 09

Pelican Point Lighthouse

Pelican Point is the northern end of a long, low-lying peninsula of barren dune sand that forms the western side of Walvis Bay, protecting the bay from the Atlantic Ocean. In 1915 a small lantern was mounted on a wooden pole to mark the extremity of the peninsula. The present cast-iron ...
15 Jan 09

Walvis Bay

12 Feb 12

Port Gentil

12 Feb 12

Cap Lopez

SituationLe cap Lopez est situé à la pointe nord de l'île Mandji, dans le delta de l'Ogooué, au Gabon. Le phare, construit en 1911 pour remplacer le premier phare construit en 1897, n'est plus en fonctionnement et menace de s'effondrer à cause de l'érosion côtière. 
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20 Jun 10


The Namibian coast of the Kalahari desert stretches for more than 400 kilometers. There are many beaches filled with sand dunes.
22 Aug 15

Santa Cruz (Sao Tome)

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28 Jul 11

Shark Island (Namibia)

Shark Island, or German Haifischinsel, is a small island off the coastal city of Lüderitz in Namibia which is used as a campsite for tourists.
16 Jan 09


Lüderitz is located on the only part of the Namibian coast with a rocky shore not far from the old town of Kolmanskop. A peninsula with numerous coves, locally called fjords and bays, juts out of the coast at an angle to form the bay proper. Three small islands -- Penguin, Seal and ...
22 Jul 14

Santo Antonio

Small port.
12 Feb 12


Harbor .
12 Feb 12

Jamestown Ile de Ste Hélène

Mouillage dans + ou - 12-15 m., sauf un seul petit espace où il est possible de mouiller dans 8m. plus près de la rive.Ile magnifique, habitant courtois, service de bateaux taxi et plusieurs belles randonnées pédestre qu'il ne faut pas manquer.
31 Jul 11


Small port .
12 Feb 12
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SE Atlantic Ocean

La plaque Africaine au Sud de l'équateur.Le relief sous-marin de l'Atlantique au Sud de l'équateur est beaucoup plus simple qu'au Nord entre le plateau de l'Atlantique Nord.
Au large des côtes africaines et de leur plateau continental relativement étroit, on n'a à signaler ...
19 Mar 15


Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a member state of the United Nations (UN), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Commonwealth of Nations. Once a colony of Germany and later occupied by South Africa's apartheid government, ...
17 Jan 09

Saint Helena

Saint Helena  is an island of volcanic origin and a British overseas territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. The territory of Saint Helena consists of both the island of Saint Helena, and also the dependencies of Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha. Saint Helena is one of the ...
4 Sep 09

Ascension island

Ascension Island is an isolated island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the same British overseas territory as Saint Helena.
The island is the location of Wideawake Airfield, which is a joint facility of the United States Air Force and the Royal Air ...
4 Sep 09

Tristan da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha is a remote volcanic group of islands in the south Atlantic Ocean. It is a dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, 2,430 kilometres (1,510 mi) to the north.
The territory consists of the main island Tristan da Cunha , the uninhabited ...
4 Sep 09
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