Turquoise Coast (Western Australia)

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Turquoise Coast is a name attributed to a section of the coastline of Western Australia in the vicinity of Jurien Bay.[1]

It lies south of Batavia Coast and north of the Sunset Coast.

The area contains the Turquoise Coast islands nature reserve group, a chain of 40 islands spread over a distance of 150 kilometres (93 mi).[2]

Islands in the reserve include Beagle Islands, Cervantes Islands, Escape Island, Edwards Island, Lancelin Island, Wedge Island, Whitlock Island and Favorite Island.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Morrison, Sue; Storrie, Ann; Morrison, Peter; Western Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management (2006), The Turquoise Coast, Dept. of Conservation and Land Management, ISBN 978-0-7307-5561-6 
  2. ^ a b "Turquoise Coast islands nature reserves management plan" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2004. Retrieved 13 December 2015.