Falcon Island

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For the Australian TV series, see Falcon Island (TV series).
Native name: Carbooroo
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Falcon Island and surrounds (click to zoom).
Geography
Coordinates 18°46′08″S 146°31′59″E / 18.769°S 146.533°E / -18.769; 146.533Coordinates: 18°46′08″S 146°31′59″E / 18.769°S 146.533°E / -18.769; 146.533
Archipelago Great Palm Island group
Country

Falcon Island is one of the islands in the Great Palm Island group, off the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. The nearest island is Great Palm Island, after which the group is named.

The Aboriginal term for this island is Carbooroo Island.

Another Falcon Island (Fonuafo'ou), which is located in the Kingdom of Tonga, has appeared and disappeared several times since 1865 when it was first spotted by the British H.M.S. Falcon.

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