Somerset, Queensland

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 Somerset, Cape York, Australia.
The old cannons at Somerset.

Somerset is a locality split between the Shire of Torres and the Northern Peninsula Area Region, Queensland, Australia.[1][2] In the 2011 census, Somerset had a population of 0 people.[3]

Attractions[edit]

There is an historical ruin of Somerset homestead, a station established by John Jardine (father of Frank Jardine) in 1863 and is 35 km north of Bamaga on Cape York in Queensland, Australia. It is a good camping area and day trip with facilities for barbecues. It is situated near a beach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Somerset - Shire of Torres (entry 48328)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Somerset - Northern Peninsula Area Region (entry 46107)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Somerset (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 July 2016. 

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Coordinates: 10°44′37″S 142°35′30″E / 10.74361°S 142.59167°E / -10.74361; 142.59167