Mossel Bay - South Africa

Mossel Bay (Mosselbaai in Afrikaans and Dutch) lies on the southern coast of South Africa, east of the Cape of Good Hope and west of Knysna. It lies on the Indian Ocean coast and is part of the Garden Route.Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias arrived here on February 3, 1488, thus proving to his sponsors that Africa had a southern tip; making it theoretically possible to sail from Europe to India. Originally called by Dias Aguada de São Brás (Bay of Saint Blaise), the village/harbour was renamed Mosselbaai (Bay of Mussels) in 1601 by Dutch navigator Paulus van Caerden, as he found the bay t

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Date: 2008-03-24 16:59:34

Cape Town, South Africa s petroleum and gas major PetroSA has closed its Mossel Bay refinery for safety reasons following the discovery of a damaged gas pipe, BuaNews agency reported Wednesday. (Contd...)




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