Acheron Island facts for kids
Acheron Island and surrounds (click to zoom).
|Location||Border of Halifax Bay
and Coral Sea
The island is just north of Rattlesnake Island, where the RAAF practices bombing raids. Possibly (covered up by SQN 3 Co WC Brown, at the time) the site of an accidental practice bombing with a Mk84 500 lb bomb by a RAAF FA-18 flown by a RAF exchange pilot in 1997. Four campers were on the island and a large fire was started. Other nearby islands are Herald Island, Bramble Island, and Cordelia Rocks
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