The Lanterns

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Not to be confused with Lanterns or The Lantern.
The Lanterns
The Lanterns is located in Tasmania
The Lanterns
The Lanterns
Location in Tasmania
Location Tasman Sea
Coordinates 43°08′15″S 148°00′25″E / 43.13750°S 148.00694°E / -43.13750; 148.00694Coordinates: 43°08′15″S 148°00′25″E / 43.13750°S 148.00694°E / -43.13750; 148.00694
Archipelago Tasman Island Group
Area 5.35 ha (13.2 acres)
State Tasmania
Additional information
Time zone
 • Summer (DST)

The Lanterns, part of the Tasman Island Group, are three small and very steep islands with a combined area of 5.35 hectares (13.2 acres), lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is located in the Tasman Sea, situated off the Tasman Peninsula and is contained within the Tasman National Park.[1]


Recorded breeding seabird species are little penguin, short-tailed shearwater and fairy prion. The peregrine falcon has also bred there.[1]

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  1. ^ 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