Great Australian Bight

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a wide bay of the Indian Ocean in southern Australia

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Students have assisted in 3D mapping previously unmapped regions of seafloor, revealing features that may play a vital role in coastal nutrient cycling in the Great Australian Bight region.
BP had signed a contract with the company in 2013 for its harsh environment ultra-deep water semi, the Ocean GreatWhite and had intended to use the rig on the Great Australian Bight campaign.
Illustrating why oil's big guns are pushing ahead with high-risk exploration in the Great Australian Bight basin, consultants Wood Mackenzie have estimated the region contains a potential resource of 1.
19 teams will participate in this year's event, which will start on August 27th in Ceduna, SA, on the Great Australian Bight and finish in Darwin, NT, in the Top End on September 8th.
Another cold front will approach this area from the Great Australian Bight late Friday night, bringing the chance of rain.
Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): A trainee pilot was suspended from flying after an incident in which he blacked out for 55 minutes and overshot the Parafield airport, heading out to the Great Australian Bight.
They also examined scientific and historical references to handfishes and their classification, and discovered similarities between a handfish from the Great Australian Bight and a 50-million-year-old fossil at the Pesciara Cave deposits at Monte Bolca in Northern Italy.
Would the Great Australian Bight be called a bay, a lake, or a sea if it were located in the U.
Using computer imaging, he cut out and rotated the bottom half of one of the maps through 90[degrees], fitted it back together and revealed a complete outline of Australia's east coast, including features such as Kangaroo Island and the Great Australian Bight.
The British media have affectionately labelled him 'the boy from Streaky Bay' in tribute to his home town, tucked away on the shores of the Great Australian Bight a few hundred miles west of Adelaide, and McEvoy laughs when the subject comes up.
Abstract--The vertical and horizontal movements of southern bluefin tuna (SBT), Thunnus maccoyii, in the Great Australian Bight were investigated by ultrasonic telemetry.
Clouds come primarily from eastward-moving upper-level disturbances or weakening cold fronts blown in from the Great Australian Bight in the south.
On 12 October 2017, Chevron announced that it would not be progressing its exploration work program 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.