Sherrard Island

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Sherrard Island
Location Northern Australia
Coordinates 12°59′06″S 143°36′43″E / 12.985°S 143.612°E / -12.985; 143.612Coordinates: 12°59′06″S 143°36′43″E / 12.985°S 143.612°E / -12.985; 143.612
Area 0.02 km2 (0.0077 sq mi)
State Queensland

Sherrard Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park north-west of Cape Melville, Queensland and north-east of Coen between the first three-mile (4.8 km) opening and the second three-mile (4.8 km) opening of the Barrier Reef about 100 km (62 mi) south-east of Lockhart River in the Osborn Channel.

The island is 10 km (6.2 mi) east of Old Lockhart River and 30 km (19 mi) south of Cape Direction.[1]

See also[edit]

List of islands of Australia


  1. ^ "Sherrard Island, Queensland". CruiseAway ( 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2011.