The Lanterns

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Not to be confused with Lanterns or The Lantern.

The Lanterns comprise three small and very steep islands, with a combined area of 5.35 hectares (13.2 acres), in south-eastern Australia. They are part of the Tasman Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman Peninsula and are in the Tasman National Park.[1]


Recorded breeding seabird species are Little Penguin, Short-tailed Shearwater and Fairy Prion. The Peregrine Falcon has also bred there.[1]


  1. ^ a b Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X

Coordinates: 43°08′S 148°00′E / 43.133°S 148.000°E / -43.133; 148.000