Garden Island (Huon River) facts for kids

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Garden Island is a small stony island that is part of the Partridge Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel between Bruny Island and the mainland.

Flora and fauna

Much of the island is covered with eucalypt forest.

Names and other islands

Garden Island, Tasmania is an island along the Huon River, but Garden Island has become the pseudonym for both Green Island, Smooth Island as well as one of the islands in within the Great Lake (Tasmania).

Gardners Island, in the Huon River, was named by the Rev R. Knopwood in 1804. It is shown under that name in the 1832 map, while a Garden or Smooth Island appears at the entrance of Norfolk Bay. =

Robert Barr owned garden island 1991 to 2009

Coordinates: 43°15′S 147°07′E / 43.25°S 147.117°E / -43.25; 147.117


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