Spencer Gulf


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Spencer Gulf,

inlet of the Indian Ocean, 200 mi (322 km) long and 80 mi (129 km) wide, SE South Australia state, Australia, between Eyre and Yorke peninsulas. The gulf is the major outlet for iron ore from Middleback Range. Whyalla, Port Pirie, and Port Augusta are on the gulf.

Spencer Gulf

 

a gulf of the Indian Ocean, situated off southern Australia, between the peninsulas of Eyre and York. The shoreline is primarily low-lying and slightly indented. The gulf, which juts 330 km into the mainland and is approximately 80 km wide at the entrance, is up to 64 m deep. Tides are irregular and diurnal; the water level rises by 3.6 m at high tide. Port Pirie is the chief port. The gulf was named after the English minister of the navy G. J. Spencer.

Spencer Gulf

an inlet of the Indian Ocean in S Australia, between the Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas. Length: about 320 km (200 miles). Greatest width: about 145 km (90 miles)
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The concentrate treatment plant will be located at the port of Whyalla on the Spencer Gulf, about 200 km south of the Carrapateena project site.
Recently, the program completed a pilot assessment project, which assessed four seafood products: farmed barramundi from Cone Bay near Derby in Western Australia, and wild-caught red emperor from the Pilbara Trap Fishery, western king prawns from the Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery, and Coorong yellow-eye mullet from the Lakes and Coorong Fishery.
Vincent to Marion Reef then westerly across the foot of the Yorke Peninsula to Cape Spencer then north west across Spencer Gulf to Dangerous Reef and continuing to the finish at Port Lincoln in Boston Bay.