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Nelly Bay

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Nelly Bay

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STEP 1 – Transect A reference point

  • Description: Large Porites colony about 2m high near float #2 on the Nelly Bay snorkel trail
  • Location: At the southern end of the Bay near Base Backpackers
  • GPS Location (DDM): 19° 10.257’S 146° 50.927’E
  • GPS Location (DMS): 19°10’15.42″S 146°50’55.62″E

STEP 2 – Transect A survey direction

  • Direction: 17° Magnetic (North-north east)

STEP 3 – Transect A survey direction marker

  • Description: Snorkel Trail Surface Float #4, 60m from the start point

STEP 4 – Transect A survey direction end point

  • Description: Snorkel Trail Surface Float #4. Giant Clams are situated at this spot
  • GPS Location (DDM): 19° 10.227’S 146° 50.941’E
  • GPS Location (DMS): 19°10’13.63″S 146°50’56.48″E