- Gulf of, a gulf on the coast of N Australia. About 480 miles (775 km) long; about 300 miles (485 km) wide.
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Settlements have been established on the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria.Explorations in Australia
In the Gulf of Carpentaria he had also done some entirely original work.
Carpentaria: supposed strait from gulf to Southern Australia.
Duyfken Point, after the first vessel which entered the Gulf of Carpentaria.
The shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria have undergone a minute examination.
- Gulf of Carpentaria a shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea, in N Australia between Arnhem Land and Cape York Peninsula
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