Deception Bay (Queensland) facts for kids
For the suburb of the same name, see Deception Bay, Queensland.
Quick facts for kidsDeception Bay
|Part of||Moreton Bay|
|River sources||Caboolture River, Burpegary Creek|
|Primary outflows||Pumicestone Passage|
|Ocean/sea sources||Pacific Ocdean|
Deception Bay is in the most north-western part of Moreton Bay.
In 1823, John Oxley originally named it Pumice Stone River believing it was a river because it was very shallow. Its present name refers Oxley being deceived by its appearance.
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