Turnagain Island (Queensland)
A Landsat image of Turnagain Island
|Archipelago||Torres Strait Islands|
|Adjacent bodies of water||Torres Strait|
|Area||11.98 km2 (4.63 sq mi)|
|Length||7.5 km (4.66 mi)|
|Width||2.2 km (1.37 mi)|
|Local government area||Torres Strait Island Region|
Turnagain, also called Buru Island, is an island of the Western Islands region of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago, located in the northern section of Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia. Turnagain is located within the Torres Strait Island Region Local government area.
The island is located approximately 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Turnagain is 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) in length and up to 2.2 kilometres (1.4 mi) wide. Its area of 11.98 square kilometres (4.63 sq mi) is heavily wooded.
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