Aerial view with Kings Avenue Bridge, behind.
|Location||Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra|
|Highest elevation||578 m (1,896 ft) (approx.)|
Aspen Island is located on the south-eastern side of the Central Basin of Lake Burley Griffin, adjacent to Kings Park, Parkes. The island lies within the Canberra ceremonial precinct, called the Parliamentary Triangle. The Australian National Carillon is situated on the island, that is linked to the mainland at Kings Park, by a footbridge which is named after John Douglas Gordon, who played the inaugural recital.
Aspen Island is the largest of three islands at the south-eastern end of Central Basin of Lake Burley Griffin. The two smaller adjacent island are unnamed.
- "Aspen Island - Home to the National Carillon". National Capital Authority. Retrieved 11 March 2010.
- "Aspen Island". Place name search. Government of the Australian Capital Territory. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
- Marshall, Duncan; Firth, Dianne (2011). "National Carillon & Aspen Island Heritage Management Plan" (PDF). National Capital Authority. p. 7. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
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