Gulf of Carpentaria


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in classic literature ?
which forms the east point of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
The CfAT Ltd trainees have processed 1340 soil samples from an area between Tennant Creek, Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria to produce 16700 different sub-samples that will be analysed in laboratories around Australia.
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.
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.
Two other isolates obtained from mosquitoes, 1 from the Gulf of Carpentaria in 2000 ([WNV.
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.
Given at the time the inconceivable notion that the Australian continent could represent a single landmass, but may have been separated by a vast seaway extending south from the Gulf of Carpentaria, part of Baudin's instructions was to chart the northern, north-western, western and southern coasts.
Situated almost 1000 kilometres south east of Darwin and around 50 kilometres upstream from the Gulf of Carpentaria, Borroloola serves as the major township for the harsh, vast, stunningly diverse country that has been home to the Mumbarliya, Wurdaliya, Rumburriya and Wuryarliya clans for thousands of years.
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.
Among the topics are circumnavigating Van Dieman's Land, the unknown coast, the Gulf of Carpentaria and the North Coast, detention at the Ile de France, and the scientific gentleman.
I've also worked in Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land, Cape York and the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Short-term and long-term influences on the immigration of postlarval banana prawns Penaeus merguiensis, into a mangrove estuary of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.