Shellback Island

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Shellback Island.

The Shellback Island, an oceanic island, is approximately 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northwest of Darby Bay, off Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, Australia. It is proclaimed as a Remote and Natural Area under the National Parks Act. The island is part of the Wilsons Promontory Islands Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for breeding seabirds.[1] The island is part of Wilsons Promontory National Park and the surrounding waters from the mean low water mark to 300 m offshore are part of Wilsons Promontory Marine Park.[2][3][4][5]:1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBA: Wilsons Promontory Islands". Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wilsons Promontory National Park". Parks Victoria. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Wilsons Promontory Marine Park". Parks Victoria. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wilsons Promontory National Park management plan". Parks Victoria. March 2002. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park management plan". Parks Victoria. May 2006. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 

Coordinates: 38°58′07″S 146°13′40″E / 38.9686°S 146.2279°E / -38.9686; 146.2279