Buri Peninsula

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The Buri Peninsula and Gulf of Zula.

The Buri Peninsula extends from central Eritrea north into the Red Sea. To its west lies the Gulf of Zula. Varied in geography, it features mangroves and salt pans. It is known for its wildlife, including ostriches, hamadryas baboons and wild asses. Notable elevations include Mount Dulhi and Mount Abdur. Stone tools discovered within uplifted marine terraces along the southern Red Sea coast of Eritrea, near the small village of Abdur, are dated to 125+/- ka.

Coordinates: 15°14′N 39°55′E / 15.233°N 39.917°E / 15.233; 39.917