Craggy Island (Tasmania)

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Location
39°41'13"S
147°40'41"E
Country
 Australia
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Description

Craggy Island is a rugged granite island, with an area of 38.88 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Bass Pyramid Group lying in northern Bass Strait between Flinders Island and the Kent Group.

History

Robinson reports there was a sealing camp on the island in 1831.

Fauna

Recorded breeding seabird and wader species include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, fairy prion, common diving-petrel, Pacific gull and sooty oystercatcher. The metallic skink is present.
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