Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
is a large body of water off the coast of the Northern Territory
, at . It is named after Joseph Bonaparte
, brother of Napoleon
and King of Naples (1806-1808) and then Spain (1808-1813).
The gulf is also often referred to in Australia as the Bonaparte Gulf.
The Ord River and Victoria River drain into the gulf.
The Bonaparte Basin is a large sedimentary basin underlying the gulf and a large part of the Timor Sea, deriving its name from the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, which has a number of producing and potential oilfields.
- Web page of www.tutiempo.net about the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf (in Spanish).