Emu Bay (Tasmanian geographic feature)

Emu Bay is a bay on the north-western coast of Tasmania, Australia.

Emu Bay
Emu Bay in the distance, with Burne Port in the foreground.
Emu Bay
Location in Tasmania
LocationNorth West Tasmania
Coordinates41°03′49″S 145°52′31″E
River sourcesEmu River
Primary outflowsBass Strait

The bay is fed by the Emu River and empties into Bass Strait.[1] The bay is adjacent to the city of Burnie, Tasmania, which was also originally named Emu Bay but later renamed for William Burnie a director of the Van Diemen's Land Company in the early 1840s.

See also


  1. "Map of Blythe River, TAS". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2015. Retrieved 30 June 2015.

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