Port Phillip Bay


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Port Phillip Bay,

large deepwater inlet of Bass Strait, 30 mi (48 km) long and 25 mi (40 km) wide, Victoria, SE Australia. Port Melbourne and Williamstown are on Hobson's Bay, its northern arm.

Port Phillip Bay

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a bay in SE Australia, which forms the harbour of Melbourne
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The phasing out of commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay over the next seven years will increase recreational catch rates and the size of fish available for anglers.
The city of Hobsons Bay covers 66 sq kms at the northern end of Port Phillip Bay and is between 7 and 20 kilometres to the south west of central Melbourne.
SPLASH Balloon hits water at Port Phillip Bay yesterday SAFE Stricken craft is pulled to safety near Victoria, Australia
The crew flew the aircraft safely over Port Phillip Bay and dumped fuel before smoke in the cabin forced an early return for an overweight landing.
rubra Leach, in northern Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, and compares growth and survival of outplants on various artificial substrata.
Joint venture work by Monash University and company Ecological Engineering has developed ingeniously simple 'rain gardens' that filter stormwater before it is collected for re-use, thereby preventing chemically tainted urban run-off from polluting Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay and local streams.
Heard was the best Welsh finisher in 11th place, but her race was far from plain sailing as the slight 24-year-old suffered a pounding in the 1500m swim in Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay.
I was particularly interested in the article on the Confederate raider, CSS Shenandoah that steamed into Port Phillip Bay in 1865 to an enthusiastic Melbourne welcome.
The chairlift, which overlooks the picturesque Mornington Peninsula and Port Phillip Bay, is 950 yards long and rises 740 feet above the ground.
The Victorian Government has commissioned an investigation into the deepening of the channels within Port Phillip Bay in order see whether it is a viable option to save the port's economic future.
For that reason the scenario of an attack on Port Phillip Bay in 1892 has been selected for examination.
The voyage ended when the William Salthouse sank at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay in July 1841 (see Figures 3 and 4).