Turnagain Island (Queensland)

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Turnagain
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Geography
Location Northern Australia
Coordinates 9°34′01″S 142°16′59″E / 9.567°S 142.283°E / -9.567; 142.283
Area 11.9773 km2 (4.6245 sq mi)
Country
State Queensland

Turnagain Island, also called Buru Island, is located in the northern section of Torres Strait, about 38.4 km off the south coast of Papua New Guinea's Western Province.

This island is part of the Torres Strait Islands Region Western Islands. It is 7.5 km long and up to 2.2 km wide. Its area is 11.9773 km². It is heavily wooded.

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Torres Strait Treaty[edit]