Craggy Island (Tasmania)

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Craggy Island
Craggy Island is located in Tasmania
Craggy Island
Craggy Island
Location Bass Strait
Coordinates 39°41′14″S 147°40′41″E / 39.68722°S 147.67806°E / -39.68722; 147.67806Coordinates: 39°41′14″S 147°40′41″E / 39.68722°S 147.67806°E / -39.68722; 147.67806
Archipelago Bass Pyramid Group
Area 39 ha (96 acres)
State Tasmania

Craggy Island is a rugged granite island, with an area of 38.88 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Bass Pyramid Group lying in northern Bass Strait between Flinders Island and the Kent Group.


Recorded breeding seabird and wader species include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, fairy prion, common diving-petrel, Pacific gull and sooty oystercatcher. The metallic skink is present.[1]

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  1. ^ Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X

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