Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Moreton Bay

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MORETON BAY, an inlet of the set on the E. coast of Queensland, Australia; formed inside the islands of Moreton and Stradbroke, the former 26 miles and the latter 33 miles in length, and both about 5 miles in greatest breadth. The bay is 40 miles long by 17 broad; its S. half is dotted with islands and sandbanks. It receives the six considerable streams, Nerang, Pimpama, Logan, Brisbane, Pine, and Caboolture.