The Bec d'Ambès ("beak of Ambès") is the point of confluence of the rivers Garonne and Dordogne, in the Gironde estuary. Situated 15 miles north of Bordeaux, it has an oil refinery which was destroyed by bombing during World War II, but rebuilt after the war. It is in the Ambès commune.
- Chanson, Hubert (2011). Tidal Bores, Aegir, Eagre, Mascaret, Pororoca: Theory and Observations. World Scientific. p. 48. ISBN 9814335428. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
- "Bec d'Ambès". Petroleum Refiner. 34: 102. 1955. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
|This Gironde geographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|