Alexander Island (Houtman Abrolhos)

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Alexander Island is one of the five largest islands in the Easter Group of the Houtman Abrolhos.[1] It is nominally located at 28°40′26″S 113°49′44″E / 28.67389°S 113.82889°E / -28.67389; 113.82889Coordinates: 28°40′26″S 113°49′44″E / 28.67389°S 113.82889°E / -28.67389; 113.82889[2][3] The island is part of the Houtman Abrolhos Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for supporting large numbers of breeding seabirds.[4]

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  1. ^ "Houtman Abrolhos". oceandots.com. Archived from the original on December 23, 2010. Retrieved 2007-10-12. 
  2. ^ Gazetteer of Australia (1996). Belconnen, ACT: Australian Surveying and Land Information Group.
  3. ^ "Alexander Island". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  4. ^ "IBA: Houtman Abrolhos". Birdata. Birds Australia. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-12.