Frankland Group National Park

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Frankland Group National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Frankland Group National Park is located in Queensland
Frankland Group National Park
Frankland Group National Park
Coordinates 17°09′49″S 146°00′42″E / 17.16361°S 146.01167°E / -17.16361; 146.01167Coordinates: 17°09′49″S 146°00′42″E / 17.16361°S 146.01167°E / -17.16361; 146.01167
Established 1994
Area 77 ha (190.3 acres)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Frankland Group National Park
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Frankland Group is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1353 km northwest of Brisbane. The five continental islands of the Franklin group are High, Normanby, Mabel, Round and Russel isles, which lie about 10 km offshore, and are about 45 km south east of Cairns.[1] They are the traditional home of the Mandingalbay Yidinji, and the Gungandji Aboriginal peoples.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "About The Franklands". The State of Queensland (Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing). Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Frankland Group National Park". The State of Queensland (Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing). Retrieved 21 December 2012.