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Algoa Bay

Algoa Bay, an inlet on the S.E. coast of Africa, about 425 miles E. of the Cape of Good Hope, and having a breadth of nearly 20 miles. The first British emigrants to Cape Colony landed here in 1820, and Port Elizabeth, now the chief town of the district, was founded in the S.W. angle of the bay.