Gulf of Carpentaria


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Noun1.Gulf of Carpentaria - a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
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lat., which forms the east point of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The reefs were still numerous, but more equalised, and marked on the chart with extreme precision.
During summer 2015-16 over 1000km of mangrove forest died around the Gulf of Carpentaria, home to one of Australia's most valuable fisheries, leaving this otherwise pristine ecosystem severely damaged.
Originally called "The Australian Outback Travel Company", AOT commenced 4WD adventure tours in May 1988, running trips from Cairns to surrounding destinations including Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Cape York and the Gulf of Carpentaria. Between 1988 and 2000 AOT took over 2,000 clients to the tip of Cape York and over 20,000 clients to Cape Tribulation.
Tent's second paper derives from his first, analyzing the remarkable map of the Gulf of Carpentaria published in an 1856 book by Dutch historian L.C.D.
His colleagues comforted him as the trawler made its way to Borroloola, inland from the Gulf of Carpentaria, where he was pronounced dead.
A helicopter crew was summoned and the trawler made its way to Borroloola, inland from the Gulf of Carpentaria, where the victim was pronounced dead, police added.
Ecosystems that have recently experienced catastrophic changes include the Gondwanan refugia which was destroyed by wildfire ignited by lightning storms in 2016; dieback of floodplain forests along the Murray River following the millennial drought in 2001-2009; large-scale conversion of alpine forest to shrubland due to repeated fires from 2003-2014; and mangrove dieback across a 1,000 kilometre stretch of the Gulf of Carpentaria after a weak monsoon in 2015-2016.
Progress was good along the northern tip of Australia and we hit some of our best daily runs of the whole trip passing through the Torres Strait and across the Gulf of Carpentaria. The mood aboard was good and confidence in our water situation was high.
In Australia, for example, we have seen a (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/14/gulf-of-carpentarias-record-mangrove-dieback-is-a-case-study-of-extremes) massive mangrove die-off in the Gulf of Carpentaria  and two consecutive years of disastrous (http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/about-the-reef/reef-health) coral bleaching  events in the Great Barrier Reef and around the world.
Two other isolates obtained from mosquitoes, 1 from the Gulf of Carpentaria in 2000 ([WNV.sub.Gu0631]) and 1 from southeastern Australia in 2012 ([WNV.sub.NSW2012]), also exhibited levels of neuroinvasive properties in young adult mice similar to those caused by [WNV.sub.NSW2011] (Figure 3).
Kuglitsch: To gather observational data, your field work has brought you beyond the mountains--you have spent time on research vessels in the Arctic and at the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.
Mundle takes readers aboard the tiny ship, Duyfken, in 1606 when Dutch navigator and explorer, Willem Janszoon, and his 20-man crew became the first Europeans to discover Australia on the coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria. By the time Captain Cook arrived in 1770, discovers Mundle, all that was to be done was chart the east coast and claim what the Dutch had already discovered.