Eyre Peninsula


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Eyre Peninsula

A peninsula of southern Australia between Spencer Gulf and the Great Australian Bight.

Eyre Peninsula

n
(Placename) a peninsula of South Australia, between the Great Australian Bight and Spencer Gulf
[C19: named after Edward John Eyre (1815–1901), British explorer and colonial administrator]

Eyre′ Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in S South Australia, E of the Great Australian Bight.
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Noun1.Eyre Peninsula - a peninsula of southern Australia
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The concept was pitched to a group of businesses at an information session held at the Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula (RDAWEP) office on Thursday.
Release date- 29072019 - Alliance Resources Ltd (Alliance) is pleased to announce that the next phase of RC drilling has commenced at the Weednanna Gold Deposit, 45 km north of Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.
In the U.K./Europe, we continued to make reductions in our overhead cost structure and to invest in technology, and in Australia, we streamlined rail operations concurrent with the termination of grain operations on the Eyre Peninsula narrow gauge network," Hellmann explained.
From there, head to the Eyre Peninsula, where you can dive with sharks or swim with sea lions, or aim for the outback, home to spectacular landscapes and gorges, iconic Aussie pubs and even more native wildlife.
More than 1500 people, including some who travelled hundreds of kilometres from the Eyre Peninsula and the Flinders Ranges, gathered outside Parliament House in Adelaide on December 2 for the Don't Dump on SA rally.
Paddocks were sampled in three main regions: the Eyre Peninsula and the mid-North of SA, and north-western (NW) Victoria.
The majestic whales can be spotted along the coastline of Kangaroo Island, the Fleurieu Peninsula's Victor Harbor and on the far west coast of the Eyre Peninsula. These 90 tonne giants can be seen swimming, peeking and making their way through the water, usually from the beginning of May to the end of October each year, creating quite a spectacle for viewers.
For an authentic swim, book with guide David Doudle of Goin' Off Safaris on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
Muell (sugar gum) is a tree endemic to South Australia, where it is distributed discontinuously across the southern Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island (CLARKE et al., 2009; JOVANOVIC; BOOTH, 2002; WOODROW et al., 2002).
The decapitated animals were found at the Lower Eyre Peninsula. One of the seals was only a juvenile and was badly decomposed.
At Cleve on Eyre Peninsula, detailed field mapping was completed over the Bartel epithermal gold prospect.