Round Island (Queensland)

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Round Island
Geography
Location Northern Australia
Coordinates 17°13′01″S 146°05′24″E / 17.217°S 146.090°E / -17.217; 146.090Coordinates: 17°13′01″S 146°05′24″E / 17.217°S 146.090°E / -17.217; 146.090
Area 0.04 km2 (0.015 sq mi)
Country
State Queensland

Round Island North Queensland is part of the Frankland Islands 30 km north-east of Babinda, and south-west of Cairns. It is around 4 hectares or 0.04 square km in size.[1]

The Frankland Islands are teeming with permanent and migratory marine life, especially the Green Sea Turtle which nests on the island. Normanby Island, part of the Frankland Islands group offers a comprehensive reef system with a tropical island.

The islands are very popular with reef tour operators working from Cairns.

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