List of Torres Strait Islands

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The Torres Strait Islands are a group of at least 274 small islands in the Torres Strait. This is an incomplete list of islands in the Torres Strait.

Table of islands[edit]

Name Other names Location Group Population Area
km²
Aipus Island 9°56′28″S 142°10′19″E / 9.941°S 142.172°E / -9.941; 142.172 Bellevue Islands
Albany Island 10°43′48″S 142°36′18″E / 10.730°S 142.605°E / -10.730; 142.605 Manar Group
Allison Islet Nur Islet 10°06′00″S 142°04′59″E / 10.100°S 142.083°E / -10.100; 142.083
Anchor Cay 9°22′01″S 144°07′01″E / 9.367°S 144.117°E / -9.367; 144.117
Arden Island Garboy Island 9°52′01″S 143°10′01″E / 9.867°S 143.167°E / -9.867; 143.167
Aubussi Island 9°13′59″S 142°10′01″E / 9.233°S 142.167°E / -9.233; 142.167 Talbot Islands
Aukane Islet 9°52′01″S 143°24′00″E / 9.867°S 143.400°E / -9.867; 143.400 Bourke Isles
Aureed Island 9°57′00″S 143°16′59″E / 9.950°S 143.283°E / -9.950; 143.283 Bourke Isles
Badu Island Mulgrave Island 10°07′01″S 142°09′00″E / 10.117°S 142.150°E / -10.117; 142.150 690 97.8
Barn Island 10°50′20″S 142°22′52″E / 10.839°S 142.381°E / -10.839; 142.381
Barney Island Tuin Island 10°13′08″S 142°10′01″E / 10.219°S 142.167°E / -10.219; 142.167
Bet Islet 10°08′46″S 142°49′08″E / 10.146°S 142.819°E / -10.146; 142.819 The Three Sisters
Boigu Island 9°10′S 142°08′E / 9.16°S 142.13°E / -9.16; 142.13 Talbot Islands 270 72.2
Bond Island 10°04′26″S 142°15′54″E / 10.074°S 142.265°E / -10.074; 142.265
Booby Island 10°36′14″S 141°59′28″E / 10.604°S 141.991°E / -10.604; 141.991
Bramble Cay 9°07′59″S 143°52′59″E / 9.133°S 143.883°E / -9.133; 143.883
Browne Island 10°13′26″S 142°09′14″E / 10.224°S 142.154°E / -10.224; 142.154
Bush Islet 10°42′32″S 142°35′53″E / 10.709°S 142.598°E / -10.709; 142.598 Manar Group
Campbell Island Tappoear Island 9°33′36″S 143°29′35″E / 9.560°S 143.493°E / -9.560; 143.493
Canoe Island Dadalai Island 10°20′38″S 142°06′32″E / 10.344°S 142.109°E / -10.344; 142.109
Cap Islet Muquar Island 9°50′10″S 142°42′54″E / 9.836°S 142.715°E / -9.836; 142.715 Bellevue Islands
Castle Island Bakilai Island 10°02′49″S 142°09′29″E / 10.047°S 142.158°E / -10.047; 142.158
Coconut Island Poruma Island 10°02′56″S 143°04′05″E / 10.049°S 143.068°E / -10.049; 143.068 180 0.54
Crab Island Moent Island 10°56′13″S 142°06′22″E / 10.937°S 142.106°E / -10.937; 142.106
Dalrymple Islet Damuth Island 9°36′00″S 143°18′00″E / 9.600°S 143.300°E / -9.600; 143.300
Darnley Island Erub Island 9°35′13″S 143°46′16″E / 9.587°S 143.771°E / -9.587; 143.771 316 5.5
Dauan Island Cornwallis Island 9°25′23″S 142°32′10″E / 9.423°S 142.536°E / -9.423; 142.536 120 4
Dayman Island Terau Island 10°45′43″S 142°22′26″E / 10.762°S 142.374°E / -10.762; 142.374
Deliverance Island Warul Kawa 9°31′01″S 141°34′19″E / 9.517°S 141.572°E / -9.517; 141.572
Dove Islet 9°58′59″S 143°01′01″E / 9.983°S 143.017°E / -9.983; 143.017
Dugong Islet 10°31′12″S 143°06′00″E / 10.520°S 143.100°E / -10.520; 143.100
Dumaralug Island 10°45′50″S 142°12′47″E / 10.764°S 142.213°E / -10.764; 142.213
East Cay 9°24′00″S 144°13′01″E / 9.400°S 144.217°E / -9.400; 144.217
East Strait Island 10°29′46″S 142°27′00″E / 10.496°S 142.450°E / -10.496; 142.450
Eborac Island 10°40′55″S 142°32′02″E / 10.682°S 142.534°E / -10.682; 142.534 Manar Group
Entrance Island Zuna Island 10°43′05″S 142°17′46″E / 10.718°S 142.296°E / -10.718; 142.296
Farewell Islets 10°03′00″S 142°04′01″E / 10.050°S 142.067°E / -10.050; 142.067
Flat Islet 10°07′01″S 142°04′59″E / 10.117°S 142.083°E / -10.117; 142.083
Friday Island Gealug Island 10°35′49″S 142°09′54″E / 10.597°S 142.165°E / -10.597; 142.165 20 4.8
Gabba Island Gerbar Island 9°45′54″S 142°37′59″E / 9.765°S 142.633°E / -9.765; 142.633
Getullai Island 10°10′59″S 142°31′01″E / 10.183°S 142.517°E / -10.183; 142.517
Goods Island Palilug Island 10°33′47″S 142°09′36″E / 10.563°S 142.160°E / -10.563; 142.160
Great Woody Island Kai Yalubi Island 10°42′14″S 142°21′11″E / 10.704°S 142.353°E / -10.704; 142.353
Green Islet Ilapnab Island 10°11′28″S 142°07′05″E / 10.191°S 142.118°E / -10.191; 142.118
Halfway Island 10°07′59″S 143°18′00″E / 10.133°S 143.300°E / -10.133; 143.300
Hammond Island Keriri Island 10°32′46″S 142°12′50″E / 10.546°S 142.214°E / -10.546; 142.214 204 14.5
Hawkesbury Island Warral Island 10°22′16″S 142°07′55″E / 10.371°S 142.132°E / -10.371; 142.132
High Island Wia Island 10°12′00″S 142°10′08″E / 10.200°S 142.169°E / -10.200; 142.169
Horn Island Narupai Island 10°11′28″S 142°07′05″E / 10.191°S 142.118°E / -10.191; 142.118 650 53.8
Ida Island 10°42′36″S 142°33′29″E / 10.710°S 142.558°E / -10.710; 142.558 Manar Group
Kabbikane Islet 9°49′08″S 143°25′05″E / 9.819°S 143.418°E / -9.819; 143.418 Bourke Isles
Kamutnab Islet 9°57′36″S 142°09′11″E / 9.960°S 142.153°E / -9.960; 142.153 Bellevue Islands
Kanig Island 10°14′31″S 142°04′59″E / 10.242°S 142.083°E / -10.242; 142.083
Kaumag Island 9°22′05″S 142°41′46″E / 9.368°S 142.696°E / -9.368; 142.696
Keatinge Islet 10°39′00″S 142°41′00″E / 10.650°S 142.6832°E / -10.650; 142.6832 Bellevue Islands
Keats Island Homogar Islet ?, Umaga Parish 9°40′59″S 143°25′59″E / 9.683°S 143.433°E / -9.683; 143.433 Yorke Islands
Kerr Islet 9°37′01″S 141°34′01″E / 9.617°S 141.567°E / -9.617; 141.567
Lacey Island 10°36′43″S 142°36′36″E / 10.612°S 142.610°E / -10.612; 142.610
Layoak Islet 9°51′00″S 143°19′01″E / 9.850°S 143.317°E / -9.850; 143.317 Bourke Isles
Little Adolphus Island 10°35′38″S 142°36′58″E / 10.594°S 142.616°E / -10.594; 142.616
Little Woody Island Meggi Yalubi Island 10°42′54″S 142°20′38″E / 10.715°S 142.344°E / -10.715; 142.344
Lowry Islet 10°06′00″S 142°49′01″E / 10.100°S 142.817°E / -10.100; 142.817
Mabuiag Island 9°57′14″S 142°10′52″E / 9.954°S 142.181°E / -9.954; 142.181 Bellevue Islands 50 7.5
Mai Islet 10°43′19″S 142°37′30″E / 10.722°S 142.625°E / -10.722; 142.625
Maitak Island 10°13′59″S 142°04′59″E / 10.233°S 142.083°E / -10.233; 142.083
Marsden Islet Eegarbu Island 9°43′01″S 143°22′01″E / 9.717°S 143.367°E / -9.717; 143.367 Yorke Islands
Meddler Island 10°42′07″S 142°22′59″E / 10.702°S 142.383°E / -10.702; 142.383
Meth Islet 10°13′23″S 142°04′01″E / 10.223°S 142.067°E / -10.223; 142.067 Duncan Islands
Middle Brother Islet 10°42′43″S 142°40′52″E / 10.712°S 142.681°E / -10.712; 142.681 Manar Group
Mimi Islet 9°57′00″S 143°24′00″E / 9.950°S 143.400°E / -9.950; 143.400 Bourke Isles
Moa Island Banks Island 10°10′59″S 142°16′01″E / 10.183°S 142.267°E / -10.183; 142.267 394 171.7
Moimi Island 9°13′59″S 142°15′00″E / 9.233°S 142.250°E / -9.233; 142.250 Talbot Islands
Morilug Islet 10°49′19″S 142°41′00″E / 10.822°S 142.6832°E / -10.822; 142.6832
Mouinndo Islet 10°49′41″S 142°21′58″E / 10.828°S 142.366°E / -10.828; 142.366
Mount Adolphus Island Mori Island 10°40′23″S 142°39′07″E / 10.673°S 142.652°E / -10.673; 142.652
Mount Ernest Island Nagheer Island 10°15′00″S 142°28′59″E / 10.250°S 142.483°E / -10.250; 142.483
Murangi Islet 10°41′42″S 142°29′35″E / 10.695°S 142.493°E / -10.695; 142.493
Murray Island Mer 9°55′59″S 144°03′07″E / 9.933°S 144.052°E / -9.933; 144.052 431 4.1
Nepean Island Attagoy Island 9°34′01″S 143°39′00″E / 9.567°S 143.650°E / -9.567; 143.650
Nicklin Islet 10°40′16″S 142°39′00″E / 10.671°S 142.650°E / -10.671; 142.650
North Island 9°57′00″S 142°12′00″E / 9.950°S 142.200°E / -9.950; 142.200
North Possession Island Iem Island 10°04′55″S 142°19′37″E / 10.082°S 142.327°E / -10.082; 142.327
North West Islet 10°40′01″S 142°06′00″E / 10.667°S 142.100°E / -10.667; 142.100
Obelisk Islet 10°06′00″S 142°06′00″E / 10.100°S 142.100°E / -10.100; 142.100
Packe Island Thursday Islands 10°44′35″S 142°13′23″E / 10.743°S 142.223°E / -10.743; 142.223 10 0.7
Passage Island Bupu Island 9°58′37″S 142°14′21″E / 9.977°S 142.2393°E / -9.977; 142.2393
Pearce Cay Mallicamas Island 9°30′00″S 143°16′59″E / 9.500°S 143.283°E / -9.500; 143.283
Phipps Island Zurat Island 10°16′37″S 142°06′07″E / 10.277°S 142.102°E / -10.277; 142.102
Poll Islet Guijar Islet 10°12′00″S 142°49′59″E / 10.200°S 142.833°E / -10.200; 142.833 The Three Sisters
Port Lihou Island Yeta 10°26′S 142°08′E / 10.44°S 142.14°E / -10.44; 142.14 Inner islands
Portlock Island Kulbi Island 10°07′01″S 142°21′32″E / 10.117°S 142.359°E / -10.117; 142.359
Prince of Wales Island 10°41′02″S 142°11′06″E / 10.684°S 142.185°E / -10.684; 142.185 20 204.6
Pulu Islet 9°57′25″S 142°09′47″E / 9.957°S 142.163°E / -9.957; 142.163 Bellevue Islands
Quoin Island 10°42′47″S 142°22′12″E / 10.713°S 142.370°E / -10.713; 142.370
Red Island 10°53′02″S 142°21′32″E / 10.884°S 142.359°E / -10.884; 142.359
Red Wallis Island 10°50′56″S 142°01′34″E / 10.849°S 142.026°E / -10.849; 142.026
Rennel Island Mauar Island 9°46′01″S 143°16′01″E / 9.767°S 143.267°E / -9.767; 143.267 Yorke Islands
Roberts Islet 9°58′01″S 143°07′01″E / 9.967°S 143.117°E / -9.967; 143.117 Bourke Isles
Roko Island 10°44′28″S 142°24′36″E / 10.741°S 142.410°E / -10.741; 142.410
Saddle Island 10°10′01″S 142°40′59″E / 10.167°S 142.683°E / -10.167; 142.683
Saibai Island 9°23′24″S 142°37′12″E / 9.390°S 142.620°E / -9.390; 142.620 317 107.9
Salter Island 10°35′53″S 142°38′13″E / 10.598°S 142.637°E / -10.598; 142.637
Sassie Island 10°01′59″S 142°51′00″E / 10.033°S 142.850°E / -10.033; 142.850
Smith Cay 9°45′00″S 143°19′59″E / 9.750°S 143.333°E / -9.750; 143.333 Yorke Islands
Spencer Island Kulbai Kulbai Island 10°17′24″S 142°06′04″E / 10.290°S 142.101°E / -10.290; 142.101
Stephens Island Ugar Island 9°30′25″S 143°32′42″E / 9.507°S 143.545°E / -9.507; 143.545 100 0.35
Suarji Island 10°10′01″S 142°31′01″E / 10.167°S 142.517°E / -10.167; 142.517
Subur Islet 9°58′19″S 142°13′01″E / 9.972°S 142.217°E / -9.972; 142.217 Bellevue Islands
Sue Islet Warraber Islet 10°12′25″S 142°49′30″E / 10.207°S 142.825°E / -10.207; 142.825 The Three Sisters 216 0.8
Thursday Island Waiben 10°34′44″S 142°13′12″E / 10.579°S 142.220°E / -10.579; 142.220 2,682 3.5
Tobin Island Zagarsum Island
Travers Island Warral Island 10°22′05″S 142°21′47″E / 10.368°S 142.363°E / -10.368; 142.363
Tree Island Iul Island 10°42′14″S 142°35′49″E / 10.704°S 142.597°E / -10.704; 142.597
Tudu Island 9°48′00″S 142°58′01″E / 9.800°S 142.967°E / -9.800; 142.967
Tukupai Island Clarke Island 10°12′29″S 142°08′46″E / 10.208°S 142.146°E / -10.208; 142.146
Turnagain Island Buru Island 9°34′01″S 142°16′59″E / 9.567°S 142.283°E / -9.567; 142.283
Turtle Head Island 10°55′48″S 142°40′48″E / 10.930°S 142.680°E / -10.930; 142.680
Turtle Island 10°53′20″S 142°41′46″E / 10.889°S 142.696°E / -10.889; 142.696
Turu Cay 9°49′01″S 141°25′01″E / 9.817°S 141.417°E / -9.817; 141.417
Twin Island 10°27′46″S 142°26′32″E / 10.46278°S 142.44222°E / -10.46278; 142.44222
Underdown Islet 9°28′59″S 143°52′01″E / 9.483°S 143.867°E / -9.483; 143.867
Warakuikul Talab Island 9°57′00″S 142°13′16″E / 9.950°S 142.221°E / -9.950; 142.221 Bellevue Islands
Wednesday Island Maururra Island 10°31′37″S 142°18′25″E / 10.527°S 142.307°E / -10.527; 142.307
West Island Ului Island 10°21′36″S 142°03′11″E / 10.360°S 142.053°E / -10.360; 142.053
Whale Island Matu Island 10°14′46″S 142°04′16″E / 10.246°S 142.071°E / -10.246; 142.071
Widul Island 9°56′42″S 142°09′36″E / 9.945°S 142.160°E / -9.945; 142.160 Bellevue Islands
Woody Wallis Island 10°52′55″S 142°02′06″E / 10.882°S 142.035°E / -10.882; 142.035
Yam Island Iama Island 9°54′00″S 142°46′01″E / 9.900°S 142.767°E / -9.900; 142.767 Bourke Isles 338 2.6
Yeta Port Lihou Island 10°26′S 142°08′E / 10.44°S 142.14°E / -10.44; 142.14 Inner islands
York Island 10°41′02″S 142°31′44″E / 10.684°S 142.529°E / -10.684; 142.529
Yorke Island Masig Island 9°44′42″S 143°26′02″E / 9.745°S 143.434°E / -9.745; 143.434 100 2
Zagai Island 9°51′00″S 142°55′01″E / 9.850°S 142.917°E / -9.850; 142.917

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