Long Islet (Tasmania)

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Long Islet
Hogan Island map.png
Map of the Hogan Group showing Long Islet.
Long Islet is located in Tasmania
Long Islet
Long Islet
Location of the Long Islet in Bass Strait
Geography
LocationBass Strait
Coordinates39°12′00″S 147°00′00″E / 39.20000°S 147.00000°E / -39.20000; 147.00000Coordinates: 39°12′00″S 147°00′00″E / 39.20000°S 147.00000°E / -39.20000; 147.00000
ArchipelagoHogan Group
Area22.85 ha (56.5 acres)
Administration
Australia
StateTasmania

The Long Islet, part of the Hogan Group, is a 22.85-hectare (56.5-acre) unpopulated long, narrow granite island, located in northern Bass Strait, lying north of the Furneaux Group in Tasmania and south of Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, in south-eastern Australia.[1][2]

Fauna[edit]

Recorded breeding seabird and wader species include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, Pacific gull, silver gull and sooty oystercatcher. White's skink is present.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Long Islet (TAS)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  2. ^ a b 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