Bintuni Bay

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Bintuni Bay
Teluk Bintuni.jpg
Bintuni Bay is located in West Papua (province)
Bintuni Bay
Bintuni Bay
Bintuni Bay as shown relative to Western New Guinea
LocationNew Guinea
Coordinates02°20′S 133°25′E / 2.333°S 133.417°E / -2.333; 133.417Coordinates: 02°20′S 133°25′E / 2.333°S 133.417°E / -2.333; 133.417
Native nameTeluk Bintuni  (Indonesian)
Primary outflowsBerau Gulf
Basin countries Indonesia

Bintuni Bay (Indonesian: Teluk Bintuni) is the eastward extension or inner bay of Berau Gulf off Bird's Head Peninsula of New Guinea. Administratively it is part of West Papua (region), Indonesia. The bay is 12 miles (19.3 km) wide at its entrance and the land on both sides is marsh.[1]

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  1. ^ "Sector 5: Southwest Coast of Irian Jaya and off-lying Islands" Sailing directions (enroute): New Guinea (Publication 164, 8th edition) Maritime Safety Information Division, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, Maryland, OCLC 63680167