Shark Bay

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Shark Bay

n
(Placename) a large inlet on the W coast of Western Australia, 800 km (500 miles) north of Perth; the coastline is over 1500 km (930 miles) long and has two large shallow embayments and numerous islands; noted for its large sea-grass beds, stromatolites, and colonies of dugong; a World Heritage site. Area: 2.2 million hectares. Pop: 900 (2014 est)