Montalivet Islands

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Montalivet Islands is located in Western Australia
Montalivet Islands
Montalivet Islands
Location of the Montalivet Islands in the Indian Ocean

East Montalivet Island and West Montalivet Island are islands off the north west coast of Australia, in the state of Western Australia, in the Indian Ocean. They are often referred to together as the Montlivet Islands although this is not a gazetted name.

They were discovered by Nicolas Baudin in 1802, and named after Jean-Pierre Bachasson, 1st count of Montalivet (1766 - 1823), peer of France and French statesman, in the atlas of his expedition.

The locations of the islands are:

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Coordinates: 14°17′S 125°15′E / 14.283°S 125.250°E / -14.283; 125.250