Sisters Island (Queensland)

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Sisters Island
Geography
Location Northern Australia
Coordinates 17°44′46″S 146°09′40″E / 17.746°S 146.161°E / -17.746; 146.161
Area 0.04 km2 (0.015 sq mi)
Country
State Queensland

Sisters Island is about 40 km north of Dunk Island. With nearby Stephens Island it forms the South Barnard Islands Group, which is protected within the Barnard Island Group National Park. It is a popular site for tourist kayaking.It is around 4 hectares or 0.04 square km in size.[1]

The island is part of the South Barnard Islands Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance as a breeding site for terns.[2]



References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map of Sisters Island, QLD". 
  2. ^ "IBA: South Barnard Islands". Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 2011-10-12.