Channel Island, Northern Territory

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Channel Island
Outer Metropolitan DarwinNorthern Territory
Channel Island NT.jpg
Electricity pylon carrying High voltage power from the power station at Channel Island, Northern Territory.
Postcode(s) 0822[1]
LGA(s) Litchfield Municipality

Channel Island is a suburb of Darwin, in the territory of Northern Territory, Australia. It is located in the local government area of Litchfield.[2] Channel Island Power Station is located on the island.[3]

History[edit]

Channel Island was the first quarantine venue in Northern Territory. The facilities and a hospital for quarantine purposes were established at Channel Island in 1914.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Postcode information for Channel Island NT". Australia Post code. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Channel Island". Litchfield Council. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "CHANNEL ISLAND (12o 33’S 130o 52’E) – Chart AUS 26" (PDF). Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "CHANNEL ISLAND (12o 33’S 130o 52’E) – Chart AUS 26" (PDF). Retrieved 19 July 2011. 

Coordinates: 12°33′S 130°52′E / 12.550°S 130.867°E / -12.550; 130.867