1. a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia
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  • The third division seems to have followed along the bottom of the Gulf of Carpentaria to its most south – easterly bight, and then to have turned off by the first practicable line in An account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans, by Edward John Eyre
  • This time success crowned his efforts; a passage was found northwards through the opposing scrub, and leaving the Gulf of Carpentaria far to the right, the Indian Ocean itself was reached. The Journals of John McDouall Stuart
  • Seven years later, in 1855, Mr. Gregory landed on the north-west coast for the purpose of exploring the Victoria River, and after penetrating as far south as latitude 20 degrees 16 minutes, longitude 131 degrees 44 minutes, he was compelled to proceed to the head of the Gulf of Carpentaria, and thence to Sydney along the route taken by Dr. Leichardt in 1844. The Journals of John McDouall Stuart
  • In 1996 Archibald and Matthiessen traveled to the Gulf of Carpentaria to observe Australia's only two crane species, the sarus and the brolga, or "native companion," so called because of its close association with Australia's Aboriginal people. Birds Out of Time
  • Gentle upwarping has caused the western Queensland Mitchell Grass Downs to form the divide between northern drainage to the Gulf of Carpentaria via the Flinders River and southwestern drainage via the Diamantina River and Channel Country into Lake Eyre. Mitchell grass downs
  • New Guinea, Captain Jan Carstens, of the ARNHEM, and eight of his crew were murdered by the natives, but the vessels proceeded, and touched upon the north coast of New Holland, west of the Gulf of Carpentaria, still known as Arnhem's Land. The History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888
  • Australia's Bureau of Meteorology warned that heavy rains and thunderstorms would continue over two stretches of land inland from the sugar mill town of Bundaberg and southeast of the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland state, leading to localized flash floods and worsening river flooding. Floods Hit Another Australian Town
  • The stream on which Carpentaria Downs station is situated was supposed to be the "Lynd" of Leichhardt and was so called and known; but as this was found to be an error, and that it was a tributary of the Gilbert, it will be distinguished by the name it subsequently received, the Einasleih. Narrative of the Overland Expedition of the Messrs. Jardine from Rockhampton to Cape York, Northern Queensland
  • The site is situated at Gulkala, set amongst stringybark forest with views to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
  • In addition, there has been marked reduction in the range of the Carpentarian antechinus (Pseudantechinus mimulus VU) and brush-tailed possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). Mitchell grass downs
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