Barrallier Island

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Barrallier Island is a very small uninhabited island located 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) northwest of French Island in Victoria, Australia.[1]

The island is shown on the chart of Westernport Bay based on the 1801 survey by James Grant in HMS Lady Nelson.[2] The island is named after Francis Barrallier, who was responsible for the charting of Western Port.[3]

Flora & fauna[edit]

  • Sparse scrub and grass vegetation on the higher parts of the island
  • Mangroves on the southern shore

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barrallier Island". Victorian Resources Online. Department of Primary Industries, Victoria. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Barrallier, Francis; Grant, James (1803), Chart of Western Port and coast to Wilson's Promontory forming part of the North side of Bass's Strait, Hydrographical Office : Published according to Act of Parliament, by A. Dalrymple Hydrographer to the Admiralty, retrieved 24 January 2012 
  3. ^ Parsons, Vivienne (1966). "Barrallier, Francis Louis (1773–1853)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 

Coordinates: 38°16′34″S 145°18′48″E / 38.2762°S 145.3133°E / -38.2762; 145.3133