Great Australian Bight


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a wide bay of the Indian Ocean in southern Australia

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The complaints had been received while the ship was steaming across the Great Australian Bight.
Abstract--The vertical and horizontal movements of southern bluefin tuna (SBT), Thunnus maccoyii, in the Great Australian Bight were investigated by ultrasonic telemetry.
After falling short of environmental standards, British oil company BP will have to rework its plan to drill in the Great Australian Bight.
Ravishing atolls of Maldives, arid Atacama Desert in Chile, the walled city of York Minster in England, the Cave of Swallows in Mexico, the cliffs of the Great Australian Bight in Australia, the titanic kauri Tane Mahuta forests of far-north New Zealand, volatile Italian Stromboli isle and the scooped-out icy enclave in Concordia, Pakistan, are the other sights which will make you small.
After a break in the West Australian port, the boats, some with new crew, will set sail across the Great Australian Bight and Bass Strait to Sydney, where they are due on 19 December.
In early June, Martin Ferguson pre-empted the south-west planning process by announcing seabed areas in the Great Australian Bight for future petroleum exploration and extraction.
Dr Letnic's project took him from the Great Australian Bight to Coopers Creek in south-west Queensland on both sides of the dingo barrier fence.
Three of these new permits are located on the northwest shelf while the fourth permit will extend the search to uncover a new petroleum province in the Great Australian Bight.
The Great Australian Bight Marine Park is one of the largest in the world--spanning South Australian and Commonwealth waters.
His menu features everything from succulent Coffin Bay oysters, farmed close to the Great Australian Bight, to delectable King George whiting and crayfish from Robe, in south-eastern Australia.
A significant partnership between CSIRO and Chevron will investigate unexplored deepwater regions in the Great Australian Bight, in the first commercial partnership to operate the marine research vessel, the RV Investigator.
New areas that have never been subject to petroleum exploration are being opened up, including the Great Australian Bight and the Otway Basin off Victoria.
The Great Australian Bight is a challenging new global frontier in oil and gas exploration and ASCO will bring its significant international experience to support BP s operations.