Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Cape Lambert Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Desktop Analysis

Author/s R. Anderson and J.N. Green

Year of publication 2011

Report Number: 281

Study area
The study area is defined as including the coastline, inter-tidal and coastal littoral zone and coastal waters and adjacent land from Cape Lambert in the east to the north-eastern coast of Nickol Bay, just south of the southern entrance to Port Robinson (Figure 1). The coastal littoral and seabed area between Anketell Point and Dixon Island is bridged blocking the northern entrance to Port Robinson (Bougner Entrance), while an ore jetty, turning basin, dredged shipping channel, and Dredge Material Dumping Areas are situated offshore (Figure 3).