Cobourg Peninsula


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Cobourg Peninsula,

Australia: see Coburg PeninsulaCoburg or Cobourg Peninsula
, c.50 mi (80 km) long and 25 mi (40 km) wide, N Northern Territory, Australia, E of Melville Island. It is a reserve for native flora and fauna.
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To the west, the territory is drained by the 510km-long Victoria River, the longest continuous waterway in the Northern Territory (the 400km-long Roper River does the same to the east, draining southeast Arnhem Land as part of its 80,000[km.sup.2] catchment area) while the journey from Darwin to the Cobourg Peninsula involves crossing the crocodile-inhabited Adelaide, Mary, South Alligator and East Alligator rivers.
How to book Venture North Safaris offers a range of excursions from May to October, with the five-day tour of Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Cobourg Peninsula starting from AUS$3,290 per person (PS1,931) on twin share, and includes full board and all touring (but not alcoholic drinks).
travel file | VENTURE North Safaris offers a range of excursions from May to October, with the five-day tour of Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Cobourg Peninsula starting from AUS$3,290 per person (PS1,931) on twin share, and includes full board and all touring (but not alcoholic drinks).
Mark Meekan and conservationist Paul de Gelder travel out to a remote wilderness called the Cobourg Peninsula in the Northern Territory of Australia.
The original release was made in the mid-19th century at the Dutch settlement on Cobourg Peninsula. The references say the banteng can get up to 2,000 pounds, but not these.
The other papers examine the politics within the expedition itself, the nature or character of some of the members - a delightful examination here by Bruce Birch of how the impact of biologist David H Johnson's activities on the Cobourg Peninsula have resonated down into the twenty-first century.
c) Apart from small coral islands, the closest substantial piece of land south of the Portuguese bases on Timor, Tanimbar and Aru are the Tiwi Islands and the Cobourg Peninsula. Consequently, in sailing through the Timor and Arafura Seas, the Portuguese might well have sighted the Australian coast.
Also in the Northern Territory, travellers can head back to nature at Peppers Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge in Garig Gunak Barlunational park on the Cobourg Peninsula in Arnhem Land.
Port Essington on the Northern Territory's Cobourg Peninsula was the destination of Ludwig Leichhardt's epic journey in 1844-45.
If you're really adventurous you can opt for a five-day canoe and 4WD tour of the wetlands and floodplains of the Northern Territory called Kakadu, Cobourg Peninsula and Arnhem Land.
Australia has a special relationship with the Ramsar Convention, being the first signatory to it and the site of the world's first Ramsar wetland (Cobourg Peninsula in the Northern Territory).