Aplin Islet

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Aplin Islet is a small island north of Shelburne Bay in far north Queensland, Australia about 140 km north of Cape Grenville, Cape York Peninsula in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Queensland, Australia. It is within the Shire of Cook.[1]

It is about 30 km east of Orford Ness.


Aplin Islet is a restricted access area to protect nesting seabirds.[2]

Crocodiles have been sighted on Aplin Islet.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Aplin Islet (entry 673)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Restricted Access Area" (PDF). Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  3. ^ J.D. Miller; I.P. Bell. "Crocodiles in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area" (PDF). Retrieved 21 December 2013. 

Coordinates: 11°11′28″S 143°02′20″E / 11.191°S 143.039°E / -11.191; 143.039