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/