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Lamon Bay

Lamon Bay is a large bay in the southern part of Luzon island, Philippines, at 14°25′00″N 122°00′00″E / 14.4166667°N 122°E / 14.4166667; 122. It is a body of water connecting the southern part of Quezon province to the Pacific Ocean, and bounds the coastal towns of Atimonan, Gumaca, Plaridel, Lopez, Calauag, and the islands of Alabat. It is a rich fishing ground and the home of various living corals. Most parts of the bay consist of gray sand, some parts are filled with rocks, and other living corals. It is gradually sloping to the extend that, during low tide, the water level is low enough to allow one to walk as far as five hundred meters from the shore. The beaches in the towns of Gumaca and Plaridel are sandy and ideal for swimming. In some parts of the bay, about ten feet from the beach front, are living corals. The town of Lopez has the best colonies of corals which are located just about 15 minutes by boat from the shore. Lamon Bay is located at the southern part of Quezon.

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Lamon Bay - Description
... A large sea bay and island on the indented Pacific coast of Luzon, consisting of predominantly coral shore with pockets of intertidal mudflat and mangrove in ...
USS Sculpin (SS-191) - Service History - World War II
... She then took station off Lamon Bay in the Philippine Sea north of Luzon on 10 December ... days later, a Japanese task force came ashore at the unguarded Lamon Bay ... by heavy seas, Sculpin requested she be moved back to Lamon Bay, where she found weather so bad, she proved unable to attack Japanese shipping going in or out ...
Gumaca, Quezon - Places of Interest - Lamon Bay
... Known before as Gusuan Bay, it is named after Lam Ong, a pirate that was killed by Gumaca's earliest ruler, Lakan Bugtali ... Most parts of the bay consist of gray sand, some parts are filled with rocks, and other living corals ... In some parts of the bay, about ten feet from the beach front, are living corals ...

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