Clarke, Jonathan; Ringis, J
Joseph Bonaparte Gulf is a large embayment on the northwestern continental margin of Australia. It is approximately 300 km east-west and 120 km north-south with a broad continental shelf to seaward. Maximum width from the southernmost shore of Joseph Bonaparte Gulf to the edge of the continental shelf is 560 km. Several large rivers enter the gulf along its shores. The climate is monsoonal, sub-humid, and cyclone-prone during the December-March wet season. A bedrock high (Sahul Rise) rims the...[Show more]
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