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NOAA Photo Library Image - smwd0055

Goree Island, from the 15th to the 19th century, it was the largest slave- trading center on the African coast. Portuguese, Dutch, English, and French ruled this area in turn. Today it is has been designated a World Heritage Site.

Image ID: smwd0055, NOAA's Small World Collection
Location: Senegal, Goree Island, Africa
Photo Date: 2008 February
Photographer: Theresa Turk NMFS/

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