Lingayen Gulf

Lingayen Gulf
/ling"gah yen"/
a gulf in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Luzon.

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Inlet, South China Sea, northwestern coast of Luzon, Philippines.

It is 26 mi (42 km) wide at its entrance and 36 mi (56 km) long. It has several islands; on Pangasinan are Dagupan, the principal commercial centre, and Lingayen, the provincial capital. It was the scene of Japanese and U.S. landing operations during World War II.

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      large inlet of the South China Sea that indents the western coast of central Luzon, Philippines, for 36 miles (56 km). It is 26 miles wide at its entrance between Santiago Island (west) and San Fernando Point (east). Santiago, Cabarruyan, and Hundred Islands (site of Manleluang Spring National Park) lie within the gulf. Dagupan, a chartered city on its southern shore, is the principal commercial centre, and the port of Lingayen, the provincial capital, lies at the Agno River Delta.

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