Eyre Peninsula
geographical name peninsula Australia in S South Australia W of Spencer Gulf

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  • Eyre Peninsula — is a triangular peninsula in South Australia. It is bounded on the east by Spencer Gulf, the west by the Great Australian Bight, and the north by the Gawler Ranges. It is named after explorer Edward John Eyre who explored some of it in 1839 1841 …   Wikipedia

  • Eyre Peninsula — Eyre Halbinsel mit Port Lincoln Die Eyre Halbinsel (englisch: Eyre Peninsula) ist eine dreieckige Halbinsel in South Australia. Sie liegt zwischen dem Spencer Golf im Osten und der Großen Australischen Bucht im Westen und wird im Norden von den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eyre Peninsula — peninsula in S South Australia, east of the Great Australian Bight: base, 200 mi (322 km) across …   English World dictionary

  • Eyre Peninsula — Eyre′ Penin′sula n. geg a peninsula in S South Australia, E of the Great Australian Bight …   From formal English to slang

  • Eyre Peninsula — a peninsula in S Australia, E of the Great Australian Bight. Also, Eyre s Peninsula /airz/. * * * Large promontory, South Australia. Projecting into the Indian Ocean, the peninsula is about 200 mi (320 km) long and lies between the Great… …   Universalium

  • Eyre Peninsula — noun a peninsula of southern Australia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑Australia, ↑Commonwealth of Australia * * * a peninsula in S Australia, E of the Great Australian Bight. Also, Eyre s Peninsula /airz/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eyre Peninsula — /ɛə pəˈnɪnʃələ/ (say air puh ninshuhluh) noun a large, wide peninsula in SA, lying between Spencer Gulf and the Great Australian Bight. {named after EJ Eyre1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eyre Peninsula bushfire — In January 2005, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, was the scene of a devastating bushfire in which nine people were killed and at least 113 injured. It was one of Australia’s worst bushfires since the Ash Wednesday fires of 1983.The fire began in …   Wikipedia

  • Eyre, península de — ► Península triangular del S de Australia, entre la Gran Bahía Australiana (O) y el golfo Spencer (E). * * * Gran promontorio en Australia Meridional. La península se adentra en el océano Índico unos 320 km (200 mi) y se encuentra entre la Gran… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula — South Australia Location of the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula …   Wikipedia

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