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Moreton Bay

(môr`tən), inlet of the Pacific Ocean, 65 mi (105 km) long and 20 mi (32 km) wide, Queensland, E Australia, nearly enclosed by Moreton and Stradbroke islands. Receiving the Brisbane River, the bay is the entrance to the port of Brisbane. There are many resorts on its western shore.
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