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Sediments and Phytoplankton in Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia – July 23rd, 2012

14.1S 138.0E

July 23rd, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Phytoplankton, Sediments

Australia – July 21st, 2012

While the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria, a large, shallow sea enclosed on three sides by northern Australia, are framed by sediments, the green color towards the center of the gulf may be an indication of phytoplankton growth. At its mouth, the Gulf is 590 km wide, and further south, 675 km. The north-south length exceeds 700 km. It covers a water area of about 300,000 km².

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