Gloucester Island National Park
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|Gloucester Island National Park|
|Nearest town or city||Bowen|
|Area||29.60 km2 (11.43 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service|
Gloucester Island is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 950 km northwest of Brisbane. It is visible from the town of Bowen. The island was seen and erroneously named "Cape Gloucester" by British explorer James Cook in 1770. The name "Cape Gloucester" has been used informally for areas on or near Gloucester Island.
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