Van Diemen Gulf
geographical name inlet of Arafura Sea N Australia in N Northern Territory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Van Diemen Gulf — (coord|11|49|S|131|57|E|region:AU NT) is a gulf between Arnhem Land and Melville Island in northern Australia. It is connected to the Timor Sea by the Clarence Strait (near the city of Darwin) and Dundas Strait.Rivers draining into the Gulf… …   Wikipedia

  • Van Diemen Gulf — ▪ gulf, Northern Territory, Australia       inlet of the Timor Sea of the Indian Ocean, indenting Northern Territory, Australia. Measuring 90 mi (145 km) by 50 mi and partially enclosed by Melville Island (northwest) and the Cobourg Peninsula… …   Universalium

  • Van Diemen Gulf — /væn ˈdimən/ (say van deemuhn) noun a large inlet in the north western NT, with Cobourg Peninsula to the north and Melville Island at its entrance …   Australian English dictionary

  • Golfo de Van Diemen — (Van Diemen Gulf) Vista de satélite de la península de Cobourg, la parte septentrional del golfo Ubicación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Anthony van Diemen — (also Antonie , Antonio , Anton , Antonius ) (Culemborg, 1593 ndash; Batavia, 19 April 1645), Dutch colonial governor, was born in Culemborg in the Netherlands, the son of Bartholomeus van Diemen [Diemen is a small town near Amsterdam.] and… …   Wikipedia

  • Dundas Strait — Map showing Van Diemen Gulf. Darwin is in lower left corner and the Dundas Strait is on the north, connecting it with the Arafura Sea. Dundas Strait is a sea passage in the Northern Territory of Australia located between Melville Island and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ван-Димен (залив) — Ван Димен англ. Van Diemen Gulf Координаты: Координаты …   Википедия

  • Clarence Strait (Northern Territory) — Clarence Strait in northern Australia separates Melville Island from the mainland of Australia. It also connects the Beagle Gulf in the west to the Van Diemen Gulf in the east. It is approximately 50 km (31 mi) north of the city of… …   Wikipedia

  • Arnhem Land — /ahr neuhm/ a region in N Northern Territory, Australia: site of Aborigine reservation. Also, Arnhemland. * * * Region, northeastern Northern Territory, Australia. It extends south from Van Diemen Gulf to the Gulf of Carpentaria and Groote… …   Universalium

  • Maria Island — Native name: Toarra Marra Monah Geography Location Off Tasmania s east coast Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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