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Dumanquilas Bay (123.121E
7.734N), on the southwest coast of Mindanao,
prominently in some American
contingency plans for war against Japan.
Its anchorage had room for 400
ships, it was
surrounded by hilly terrain that would protect it from seawards
and its hinterland had ample room for airstrips.
There were significant deposits of coal in the nearby Malangas fields.
Philippine Department of Energy (2005; accessed 2012-1-12)
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