Duncan Islands

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Duncan Islands
Duncan Islands (Landsat).png
A Landsat image of the Duncan Islands
A map of the Torres Strait Islands. The Duncan Islands are southwest of Badu Island, in the western central waters of Torres Strait, not located on the map.
Location Northern Australia
Coordinates 10°14′10″S 142°04′37″E / 10.235988°S 142.077055°E / -10.235988; 142.077055Coordinates: 10°14′10″S 142°04′37″E / 10.235988°S 142.077055°E / -10.235988; 142.077055
Archipelago Torres Strait Islands
Adjacent bodies of water Torres Strait
Total islands 3
State Queensland
Local government area Torres Strait Island Region
Population Uninhabited

The Duncan Islands are a group of islands in the Torres Strait Islands archipelago, located northwest of the Bramble Channel of Torres Strait in Queensland, Australia.[1] The islands are situated north of Thursday Island and approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southwest of Badu Island. The Duncan Islands are located within the Torres Strait Island Region local government area.

The Duncan Islands include three uninhabited islands:

  • Kanig Island
  • Maitak Island
  • Meth Islet

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Map of Duncan Islands, QLD". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.