Great Australian Bight
geographical name wide bay on S coast of Australia; part of Indian Ocean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Great Australian Bight — wide bay of the Indian Ocean, indenting S Australia: c. 720 mi (1,159 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • Great Australian Bight — The Great Australian Bight is a large bight, or open bay located off the central and western portions of the southern coastline of mainland Australia. LimitsBy definition of the International Hydrographic Bureau, the Great Australian Bight is… …   Wikipedia

  • Great Australian Bight — Lage der Großen Australischen Bucht Great Australian Bight Marine Park …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Great Australian Bight — Great′ Austral′ian Bight′ n. geg a wide bay in S Australia …   From formal English to slang

  • Great Australian Bight — a wide bay in S Australia. * * * Bay of the Indian Ocean, southern Australian coast. Its generally accepted boundaries are from Cape Pasley, Western Australia, to Cape Carnot, South Australia a distance of 720 mi (1,160 km). The head of the bight …   Universalium

  • Great Australian Bight — noun a wide bay of the Indian Ocean in southern Australia; notorious for storms • Instance Hypernyms: ↑bight • Part Holonyms: ↑Australia, ↑Commonwealth of Australia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Australian Bight — noun the widest inlet on the Australian coastline including large sections of the coast of SA and WA along the Southern Ocean; stretches from Cape Pasley, WA to the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula in SA …   Australian English dictionary

  • Great Australian Bight Marine Park — Der Great Australian Bight Marine Park ist ein Meeresschutzgebiet, das sich an der Küste von South Australia befindet und 918 Kilometer westlich von Adelaide liegt. Das 21.500 km²[1] große und 1995 gegründete Schutzgebiet beginnt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition — is a marine biogeographic region of Australia. It is defined as a bioregional province within the Integrated Marine and Coastal Regionalisation of Australia (IMCRA).cite paper | title = Interim Marine and Coastal Regionalisation for Australia: an …   Wikipedia

  • Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth waters) — Infobox protected area of Australia | name = Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth waters) iucn category = VI caption = locator x = 120 locator y = 160 nearest town or city = Ceduna coordinates = coord|33|17|39|S|130|38|23|E| area = 19 …   Wikipedia

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