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Eyre′ Penin′sula(n.)

  1. a peninsula in S South Australia, E of the Great Australian Bight.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Eyre Peninsula(noun)

    a peninsula of southern Australia

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  1. Eyre Peninsula

    Eyre Peninsula is a triangular peninsula in South Australia. It is bounded on the east by Spencer Gulf, the west by the Great Australian Bight, and the north by the Gawler Ranges. It is named after explorer Edward John Eyre who explored some of it in 1839-1841. The coastline was first explored by Matthew Flinders in 1801-1802. The west coast was also visited by Nicolas Baudin at around the same time.

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