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Page 25. " my design in this was to make the River Gambia or Sennegall "
Senegal and Gambia
Public DomainSenegal and Gambia - Credit: CIA

Gambia and Senegal are coastal countries in northwest Africa. The Gambia was colonised by the Portuguese, Senegal by the French.  Both were involved in the slave trade.

 

River Gambia
Creative Commons AttributionRiver Gambia - Credit: Jurgen, Flickr