List of islands of Australia


List of islands of Australia

Australia has 8,222 islands within its maritime borders. The largest islands are, Tasmania 68,332 km²; Melville Island 5,786 km²; Kangaroo Island, 4,416 km²; Groote Eylandt, 2,285 km²; Bathurst Island, 1,693km²; Fraser Island 1,653km²; Flinders Island, 1,359 km²; King Island 1,091 km²; Mornington Island, 1 002 km². , [ [http://www.ga.gov.au/education/facts/landforms/largisle.htm National Mapping - Fab Facts, Landforms, Australian Islands ] ] This is a list of selected Australian islands grouped by state or territory. Australia is often called the island continent, although this is something of a contradiction in terms.

Australian Capital Territory

*Aspen Island
*Bowen Island (in Jervis Bay Territory)
*Pine Island
*Spinnaker Island
*Springbank Island

New South Wales

*Chatsworth Island in the Clarence River
*Clark Island, an island in Sydney Harbour
*Cockatoo Island, an island in Sydney Harbour; originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard
*Dangar Island, a small forested island in the Hawkesbury River
*Darling Island - no longer an island
*Esk Island - north arm of Clarence River
*Fort Denison - also known as "Pinchgut"
*Five Islands Nature Reserve A group of islands off the coast near Wollongong, New South Wales.
*Garden Island - no longer an island
*Glebe Island - no longer an island
*Goat Island, a rocky island in Sydney Harbour
*Green Island, a small island north of Smoky Cape
*Harwood Island in the Clarence River
*Lion Island, located at the entrance to the Hawkesbury River
*Long Island
*Long Island - no longer an island
*Lord Howe Island, a small island in the Pacific Ocean 600 kilometres (373 mi) east of the Australian mainland
**Ball's Pyramid
*Montague Island, 9 kilometres offshore from Narooma on the south coast of New South Wales
*Muttonbird Island an island off Coffs Harbour
*Oxley Island
*Pinchgut - see Fort Denison, a former penal site and defensive facility in Sydney Harbour
*Rodd Island, a small island on the Parramatta River
*Scotland Island, an island in the north of Sydney
*Shark Island, an island in Sydney Harbour
*Snapper Island, an island in Sydney Harbour
*Spectacle Island, an island located in Australia's Hawkesbury River
*Spectacle Island, an island in Sydney Harbour
*Solitary Islands
*Woodford Island, an inland island in the Far-North Coast of New South Wales

Northern Territory

*Bathurst Island
*Bickerton Island
*Crocodile Islands
*Croker Island
*Elcho Island
*Goulburn Islands
*Groote Eylandt - Dutch for "Great Island"
*Howard Island
*Marchinbar Island
*Melville Island, the second biggest island in Australia (excluding the mainland)
*Sir Edward Pellew Group
*Tiwi Islands
*Vanderlin Island
*Wessel Islands
*West Island, Torres Strait

Queensland

*Bishop Island - no longer an island (Port of Brisbane wharves construction in the mouth of the Brisbane River extended over this island)
*Bribie Island
*Brisk Island
*Brook Islands - made up of three islands: North, Tween and Middle.
*Coochiemudlo Island
*Curacoa Island
*Daydream Island
*Dunk Island
*Esk Island
*Eclipse Island
*Fantome Island
*Falcon Island
*Fisherman's Island - no longer an island (Port of Brisbane wharves construction in the mouth of the Brisbane River extended over this island)
*Fitzroy Island
*Frankland Islands
**Russell Island
*Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world
*Goold Island
*Great Keppel Island
*Green Island
*Hamilton Island
*Heron Island
*Hinchinbrook Island
*Lizard Island
*Magnetic Island
*Moa Island
*Moreton Island
*Mornington Island
*North Stradbroke Island
*Northumberland Islands
*Orpheus Island
*Palm Island
*Pelorus Island
*Pentecost Island, Queensland
*Percy Island
*Prince of Wales Island, Queensland
*Restoration Island
*Saibai Island
*Shaw Island
*Snapper Island
*South Molle Island
*South Stradbroke Island
*Southern Moreton Bay Islands (Queensland)
**Russell Island
**Macleay Island
**Lamb Island
**Karragarra Island
*Sunday Island
*Torres Strait Islands
**Thursday Island
*Wellesley Islands
*Whitsunday Islands

South Australia

*Granite Island
*Hindmarsh Island
*Kangaroo Island, Australia's third largest island (excluding the mainland)
*Neptune Island
*Nuyts Archipelago
*Flinders Island
*Pearson Isles
*St. Francis Island
*St. Peter Island
*Torrens Island

Tasmania

Tasmania is a large island state off the south coast of the island continent of Australia. Islands that are in the State of Tasmania are:

*Albatross Island
*Bruny Island
*Cape Barren Island
*Clarke Island
*De Witt Island
*Eddystone Island
*Flinders Island
*Goat Island
*Hogan Island
*King Island
*Louisa Island
*Maatsuyker Islands
*Macquarie Island
*Maria Island
*Pedra Branca
*Robbins Island
*Rodondo Island
*Sarah Island
*Schouten Island


=Victoria=

*Anser Island
*Barrallier Island
*Bennison Island
*Chinaman Island
*Churchill Island
*Corner Island
*Duck Island
*Elizabeth Island
*French Island
*Gabo Island
*Griffiths Island
*Herring Island
*Joe Island
*Kanowna Island
*Lady Julia Percy Island
*Mud Islands
*Norman Island
*Phillip Island
*Raymond Island
*Rotamah Island
*Shellback Island
*Sunday Island
*Swan Island
*Tullaberga Island

Western Australia

*Archipelago of the Recherche
*Barrow Island
*Bonaparte Archipelago
*Buccaneer Archipelago
**Cockatoo Island
*Cape Leeuwin Islands
*Carnac Island
*Dampier Archipelago
** Rosemary Island
*Dirk Hartog Island
*Garden Island
*Houtman Abrolhos
**Easter Group
***Alexander Island
***Morley Island
***Rat Island
***Suomi Island
***Wooded Island
**Pelsaert Group
***Gun Island
***Middle Island
***Pelsaert Island
**Wallabi Group
***Beacon Island
***East Wallabi Island
***Long Island
***North Island
***Pigeon Island
***West Wallabi Island
*Lacepede Islands
*Molloy Island
*Montebello Islands
*Ronsard Island
*Rottnest Island
*Rowley Shoals
*Scott and Seringapatam Reefs
*Wedge Island

External Territories

*Ashmore and Cartier Islands
*Australian Antarctic Territory
**Achernar Island
**Masson Island
**Hawker Island (68° 39'S, 77° 52'E)cite web|title= National recovery plan for Albatrosses and Giant-petrels: Section 4.1.6 Australian Antarctic Territory |publisher= Australian Government, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts |url= http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/publications/recovery/albatross/habitat.html |accessdate= 2008-07-16]
**Frazier Islands (66° 14'S, 110° 10'E)
**Giganteus Island (67° 37'S, 62° 33'E)
*Christmas Island
*Cocos (Keeling) Islands
**Horsburgh Island
**North Keeling Island
*Coral Sea Islands
**Cato Island
**Elizabeth Reef
**Middleton Reef
**Willis Island
*Heard Island and McDonald Islands
*Norfolk Island
**Nepean Island
**Phillip Island

ee also

*List of islands
*List of islands in the Pacific Ocean
*List of islands in the Indian Ocean
*List of islands of Asia

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of mountains in Australia — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. See also: List of mountains: Australia. This is a list of mountains in Australia. These are some of the highest mountains in Australia Contents 1 Highest point in each State/Territory …   Wikipedia

  • List of cities in Australia — This is a list of cities in Australia arranged by state. Contents 1 Australian Capital Territory 2 New South Wales 2.1 Cities acknowledged …   Wikipedia

  • List of newspapers in Australia — This is a list of newspapers in Australia. Contents 1 National 1.1 Daily newspapers 1.2 Weekly and monthly newspapers 1.3 Defunct newspapers …   Wikipedia

  • List of regions in Australia — This is a list of regions in Australia that are not Australian states or territories. Note that the regions in this list do not necessarily have any official status.Multi state/territorial* Capital Country (ACT/NSW) * Eastern states of Australia… …   Wikipedia

  • List of islands in the Indian Ocean — This is a list of islands in the Indian Ocean.Eastern Indian Ocean(East of India)*Andaman Islands (India) *Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Australia) *Christmas Island (Australia) *Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) *Dirk Hartog Island (Australia)… …   Wikipedia

  • List of islands in Shark Bay — List of islands in Shark BayThis is a list of islands in the Shark Bay area of the Gascoyne Region of Western AustraliaList of islands in Shark BayName Coordinates Remarks* Baudin Island * Bernier Island * Charles Island * Dirk Hartog Island *… …   Wikipedia

  • List of islands — This is a list of islands in the world grouped by oceans and by continents. For rank order lists, see the other lists below.List of islands by continent*Africa *Antarctica and Southern Ocean *Australia *Asia *Europe **European islands by area… …   Wikipedia

  • List of islands of Western Australia — For lists of islands in Western Australia, please see: *List of islands of Western Australia, 0 9, A C *List of islands of Western Australia, D G *List of islands of Western Australia, H L *List of islands of Western Australia, M Q *List of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of islands of Western Australia, 0-9, A-C — This is a list of islands in Western Australia. It includes all coastal and inland islands, cays, isles and islets. It also includes named island groups, archipelagos and island clumps.This list is complete with respect to the 1996 Gazetteer of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of islands by population — Land masses= #Afro Eurasia mdash; 5,500 million people #Americas mdash; 900 million people #Australia [It is generally accepted that Australia is not an island; if it were considered as such it would rank seventh.] mdash; 21 million people… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.