Colby was the last port town Lyra Belacqua and the gyptians passed before beginning their sea voyage across the German Ocean to Lapland. It was at nearby Colby water that Lyra was attacked by Marisa Coulter's spy-flies. There was a Smokemarket in Colby. Colby waters was an estuary of the River Cole.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Colby may be based on the real-world village of Colby, Norfolk, however it has also been suggested that it could be based on Coleby, Lincolnshire.