Point Parker is an isolated place in Queensland on the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria opposite Allen Island and south of Mornington Island. The point is distinctive as the coast makes a 135 degree turn at this location.
Its main claim to fame was in the 1880s as the northern end of a Transcontinental railway from Charleville, to be built by the system of landgrants. The line would have been about 1070 miles long, while remaining with the borders of the state of Queensland.
This railway never got off the ground.
The area contains wetlands with mangroves and tidal flats.
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