Spencer Gulf

/spɛnsə ˈgʌlf/ (say spensuh 'gulf)

an inlet on the coast of SA, separating the Eyre and Yorke peninsulas; extends for some 320 km from north to south and is 85 km wide at its entrance.
{named in 1802 in honour of Earl Spencer, chairman of the British Board of Admiralty}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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