Sarangani Bay

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Sarangani Bay
Aerial shot of General Santos City Port in South Cotabato.jpg
An aerial view of the bay showing the port of General Santos
Country Philippines
Region Southern Mindanao
Part of Celebes Sea
Cities Alabel, General Santos, Glan, Maasim, Malapatan
Coordinates 05°58′N 125°11′E / 5.967°N 125.183°E / 5.967; 125.183Coordinates: 05°58′N 125°11′E / 5.967°N 125.183°E / 5.967; 125.183
Length 33 km (21 mi), N-S
Width 16 km (10 mi), E-W
North part of Sarangani Bay

Sarangani Bay is a bay located on the southern tip of Mindanao in the Philippines. It opens up to the Celebes Sea on the Pacific Ocean. General Santos City, one of the Philippines most important cities and ports, is located at the head of the bay, making the bay one of the busiest and often the sight of shipping accidents.[1] The province of Sarangani, created in 1992, is named after the bay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2 vessels collide off Sarangani Bay; 2 missing". Philippine Star. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2011.