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Humid and heavily forested oil-rich country straddling the equator on the west coast of Africa; filled with rolling, easy-to-ride surf. Although Gabon has 600 miles of tropical coastline, most of its dozen-or-so charted surf breaks are located between the capital city of Libreville, just a few miles north of the equator, and the Cape Lopez peninsula, 100 miles to the south. Because the peninsula...

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