Ivory Coast

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Relentlessly humid African country located about 400 miles north of the equator, in the south-facing Gulf of Guinea; Ivory Coast's 320-mile coastline is for the most part made up of palm-fringed lagoons and broad sandy beaches. Californian wave-hunters Kevin Naughton and Craig Peterson explored Ivory Coast in 1973, but chose not to give locations to any of the breaks they discovered in their sub...

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