Bantry Bay

Bantry Bay, inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 21 mi (34 km) long and 4 mi (6.4 km) wide, Co. Cork, SW Republic of Ireland. It is one of Europe's best natural anchorages. At the head of the bay is Bantry. Bear and Whiddy islands are in the bay the latter is the site of an oil terminal and storage facility.

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