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Craggy Island
Craggy Island is located in Tasmania
Craggy Island
Craggy Island
Location in Tasmania
Geography
Location Bass Strait
Coordinates 39°41′14″S 147°40′41″E / 39.68722°S 147.67806°E / -39.68722; 147.67806
Archipelago Bass Pyramid Group
Area 39 ha (96 acres)
Administration
Australia
State Tasmania


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.

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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