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The Houtman Abrolhos is an island chain off the west coast of Australia. It is widely reported that the Houtman Abrolhos contains 122 islands, but only 93 islands had gazetted names in 1996. In the gazetteer of 2011 Hartley Island appears no more, but Barge Rock, Second Sister and Shag Rock appear, which raises the number of gazetted names to 96 (30 in the Wallabi Group, 38 in the Pelsaert Group and 28 in the Easter Group).

In addition to the gazetted islands, six island groups have been gazetted. The three main groups are the Wallabi Group, the Easter Group and the Pelsaert Group. In addition, the Easter Group contains a group known as the Eastern Islands, and the Pelsaert group contains groups known as the Mangrove Group and the Numbered Islands.

The Inventory of the Land Conservation Values of the Houtman Abrolhos mentions many more unofficially named islets, 16 in the Wallabi Group, 26 in the Eastern Group and 15 in the Pelsaert Group, plus the subgroups of the Jackson Islets (7 islets without individual names or numbers) and The Coral Patches (13 islets without individual names or numbers), also in the Pelsaert Group.

This makes for a total of 173 known islands, islets and above-water rocks with land area in the Houtman Abrolhos.

This list is complete with respect to the 1996 Gazetteer of Australia.

Name Area
Coordinates Group, subgroup
1 Island 17661 28°54′34″S 113°52′55″E / 28.90944°S 113.88194°E / -28.90944; 113.88194 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
2 Island 3207 28°54′34″S 113°52′42″E / 28.90944°S 113.87833°E / -28.90944; 113.87833 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
3 Island 17166 28°54′24″S 113°52′16″E / 28.90667°S 113.87111°E / -28.90667; 113.87111 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
7 Island 4419 28°54′22″S 113°51′21″E / 28.90611°S 113.85583°E / -28.90611; 113.85583 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
8 Island 6154 28°53′56″S 113°51′36″E / 28.89889°S 113.86000°E / -28.89889; 113.86000 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
Akerstrom Island 12073 28°28′30″S 113°41′51″E / 28.47500°S 113.69750°E / -28.47500; 113.69750 Wallabi Group
Alcatraz Island 716. 28°27′43″S 113°43′18″E / 28.46194°S 113.72167°E / -28.46194; 113.72167 Wallabi Group
Alexander Island 128610 28°40′26″S 113°49′44″E / 28.67389°S 113.82889°E / -28.67389; 113.82889 Easter Group
Arthur Island ... 28°53′55″S 114°0′12″E / 28.89861°S 114.00333°E / -28.89861; 114.00333 Pelsaert Group
Barge Rock ... 28°27′2″S 113°43′17″E / 28.45056°S 113.72139°E / -28.45056; 113.72139 Wallabi Group
Basile Island ... 28°52′33″S 113°57′38″E / 28.87583°S 113.96056°E / -28.87583; 113.96056 Pelsaert Group
Beacon Island ... 28°28′35″S 113°47′2″E / 28.47639°S 113.78389°E / -28.47639; 113.78389 Wallabi Group
Burnett Island ... 28°52′22″S 113°57′47″E / 28.87278°S 113.96306°E / -28.87278; 113.96306 Pelsaert Group
Burton Island ... 28°51′59″S 113°59′6″E / 28.86639°S 113.98500°E / -28.86639; 113.98500 Pelsaert Group
Bushby Island ... 28°43′25″S 113°47′7″E / 28.72361°S 113.78528°E / -28.72361; 113.78528 Easter Group
Bynoe Island ... 28°39′54″S 113°52′31″E / 28.66500°S 113.87528°E / -28.66500; 113.87528 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Campbell Island ... 28°41′44″S 113°50′5″E / 28.69556°S 113.83472°E / -28.69556; 113.83472 Easter Group
Coronation Island ... 28°52′14″S 113°59′7″E / 28.87056°S 113.98528°E / -28.87056; 113.98528 Pelsaert Group
Crake Island ... 28°44′31″S 113°48′57″E / 28.74194°S 113.81583°E / -28.74194; 113.81583 Easter Group
Dakin Island ... 28°28′37″S 113°48′25″E / 28.47694°S 113.80694°E / -28.47694; 113.80694 Wallabi Group
Davis Island (5 Island) ... 28°54′53″S 113°52′33″E / 28.91472°S 113.87583°E / -28.91472; 113.87583 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
Dicks Island ... 28°29′51″S 113°45′56″E / 28.49750°S 113.76556°E / -28.49750; 113.76556 Wallabi Group
Disappearing Island ... 28°47′3″S 113°44′23″E / 28.78417°S 113.73972°E / -28.78417; 113.73972 Easter Group
Diver Island ... 28°52′2″S 113°58′20″E / 28.86722°S 113.97222°E / -28.86722; 113.97222 Pelsaert Group
Dry Island ... 28°44′22″S 113°46′43″E / 28.73944°S 113.77861°E / -28.73944; 113.77861 Easter Group
East Wallabi Island ... 28°26′23″S 113°43′33″E / 28.43972°S 113.72583°E / -28.43972; 113.72583 Wallabi Group
Eastern Island ... 28°27′55″S 113°48′42″E / 28.46528°S 113.81167°E / -28.46528; 113.81167 Wallabi Group
Eight Island ... 28°53′56″S 113°51′36″E / 28.89889°S 113.86000°E / -28.89889; 113.86000 Pelsaert Group
Far Island ... 28°27′40″S 113°48′19″E / 28.46111°S 113.80528°E / -28.46111; 113.80528 Wallabi Group
First Sister ... 28°28′39″S 113°44′33″E / 28.47750°S 113.74250°E / -28.47750; 113.74250 Wallabi Group
Foale Island ... 28°52′45″S 114°0′20″E / 28.87917°S 114.00556°E / -28.87917; 114.00556 Pelsaert Group
Gaze Island ... 28°51′50″S 113°59′25″E / 28.86389°S 113.99028°E / -28.86389; 113.99028 Pelsaert Group
Gibson Island ... 28°41′13″S 113°49′40″E / 28.68694°S 113.82778°E / -28.68694; 113.82778 Easter Group
Gilbert Island ... 28°40′5″S 113°49′34″E / 28.66806°S 113.82611°E / -28.66806; 113.82611 Easter Group
Gregory Island ... 28°53′55″S 114°0′19″E / 28.89861°S 114.00528°E / -28.89861; 114.00528 Pelsaert Group
Gun Island ... 28°53′17″S 113°51′26″E / 28.88806°S 113.85722°E / -28.88806; 113.85722 Pelsaert Group
Hall Island ... 28°28′18″S 113°48′36″E / 28.47167°S 113.81000°E / -28.47167; 113.81000 Wallabi Group
Helms Island ... 28°40′10″S 113°51′38″E / 28.66944°S 113.86056°E / -28.66944; 113.86056 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Hummock Island ... 28°48′2″S 114°2′20″E / 28.80056°S 114.03889°E / -28.80056; 114.03889 Pelsaert Group
Iris Refuge Island ... 28°52′48″S 114°0′16″E / 28.88000°S 114.00444°E / -28.88000; 114.00444 Pelsaert Group
Jackson Island ... 28°52′17″S 114°0′10″E / 28.87139°S 114.00278°E / -28.87139; 114.00278 Pelsaert Group
Joe Smith Island ... 28°40′55″S 113°51′28″E / 28.68194°S 113.85778°E / -28.68194; 113.85778 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Jon Jim Island ... 28°59′14″S 113°57′34″E / 28.98722°S 113.95944°E / -28.98722; 113.95944 Pelsaert Group
Keru Island ... 28°43′34″S 113°49′57″E / 28.72611°S 113.83250°E / -28.72611; 113.83250 Easter Group
Lagoon Island ... 28°52′22″S 113°59′39″E / 28.87278°S 113.99417°E / -28.87278; 113.99417 Pelsaert Group
Leo Island ... 28°41′22″S 113°51′36″E / 28.68944°S 113.86000°E / -28.68944; 113.86000 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Little North Island ... 28°37′51″S 113°52′53″E / 28.63083°S 113.88139°E / -28.63083; 113.88139 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Little Pigeon Island ... 28°27′49″S 113°43′20″E / 28.46361°S 113.72222°E / -28.46361; 113.72222 Wallabi Group
Little Rat Island ... 28°43′41″S 113°47′7″E / 28.72806°S 113.78528°E / -28.72806; 113.78528 Easter Group
Little Roma Island ... 28°44′7″S 113°46′51″E / 28.73528°S 113.78083°E / -28.73528; 113.78083 Easter Group
Long Island ... 28°28′20″S 113°46′21″E / 28.47222°S 113.77250°E / -28.47222; 113.77250 Wallabi Group
Marinula Island ... 28°28′31″S 113°41′57″E / 28.47528°S 113.69917°E / -28.47528; 113.69917 Wallabi Group
Middle Island ... 28°54′31″S 113°54′36″E / 28.90861°S 113.91000°E / -28.90861; 113.91000 Pelsaert Group
Morley Island ... 28°44′47″S 113°48′45″E / 28.74639°S 113.81250°E / -28.74639; 113.81250 Easter Group
Murray Island ... 28°53′53″S 113°53′47″E / 28.89806°S 113.89639°E / -28.89806; 113.89639 Pelsaert Group
Newbold Island ... 28°52′54″S 114°0′19″E / 28.88167°S 114.00528°E / -28.88167; 114.00528 Pelsaert Group
Newman Island ... 28°51′48″S 113°59′42″E / 28.86333°S 113.99500°E / -28.86333; 113.99500 Pelsaert Group
Nook Island ... 28°51′58″S 113°59′57″E / 28.86611°S 113.99917°E / -28.86611; 113.99917 Pelsaert Group
North Island ... 28°18′9″S 113°35′41″E / 28.30250°S 113.59472°E / -28.30250; 113.59472 Wallabi Group
Oystercatcher Island ... 28°27′48″S 113°42′47″E / 28.46333°S 113.71306°E / -28.46333; 113.71306 Wallabi Group
Pelican Island ... 28°27′36″S 113°40′34″E / 28.46000°S 113.67611°E / -28.46000; 113.67611 Wallabi Group
Pelsaert Island ... 28°55′45″S 113°58′27″E / 28.92917°S 113.97417°E / -28.92917; 113.97417 Pelsaert Group
Pigeon Island ... 28°27′18″S 113°43′34″E / 28.45500°S 113.72611°E / -28.45500; 113.72611 Wallabi Group
Plover Island ... 28°28′5″S 113°42′43″E / 28.46806°S 113.71194°E / -28.46806; 113.71194 Wallabi Group
Post Office Island ... 28°51′53″S 113°58′28″E / 28.86472°S 113.97444°E / -28.86472; 113.97444 Pelsaert Group
Rat Island ... 28°42′56″S 113°47′2″E / 28.71556°S 113.78389°E / -28.71556; 113.78389 Easter Group
Robertson Island ... 28°52′58″S 114°0′20″E / 28.88278°S 114.00556°E / -28.88278; 114.00556 Pelsaert Group
Roma Island ... 28°43′57″S 113°47′6″E / 28.73250°S 113.78500°E / -28.73250; 113.78500 Easter Group
Rotondella Island ... 28°52′21″S 113°59′45″E / 28.87250°S 113.99583°E / -28.87250; 113.99583 Pelsaert Group
Sandy Island ... 28°46′31″S 113°47′8″E / 28.77528°S 113.78556°E / -28.77528; 113.78556 Easter Group
Sandy Island ... 28°52′22″S 113°52′35″E / 28.87278°S 113.87639°E / -28.87278; 113.87639 Pelsaert Group
Saville-Kent Island ... 28°27′56″S 113°48′27″E / 28.46556°S 113.80750°E / -28.46556; 113.80750 Wallabi Group
Seagull Island ... 28°27′29″S 113°42′52″E / 28.45806°S 113.71444°E / -28.45806; 113.71444 Wallabi Group
Seal Island ... 28°29′1″S 113°48′7″E / 28.48361°S 113.80194°E / -28.48361; 113.80194 Wallabi Group
Second Sister ... 28°29′8″S 113°44′25″E / 28.48556°S 113.74028°E / -28.48556; 113.74028 Wallabi Group
Serventy Island ... 28°40′59″S 113°49′52″E / 28.68306°S 113.83111°E / -28.68306; 113.83111 Easter Group
Shag Rock ... 28°28′32″S 113°42′43″E / 28.47556°S 113.71194°E / -28.47556; 113.71194 Wallabi Group
Shearwater Island ... 28°43′56″S 113°49′29″E / 28.73222°S 113.82472°E / -28.73222; 113.82472 Easter Group
Sid Liddon Island (6 Island) ... 28°54′40″S 113°51′49″E / 28.91111°S 113.86361°E / -28.91111; 113.86361 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
Square Island ... 28°54′7″S 113°56′38″E / 28.90194°S 113.94389°E / -28.90194; 113.94389 Pelsaert Group
Stick Island ... 28°53′22″S 113°55′11″E / 28.88944°S 113.91972°E / -28.88944; 113.91972 Pelsaert Group
Stokes Island ... 28°40′30″S 113°51′2″E / 28.67500°S 113.85056°E / -28.67500; 113.85056 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Suomi Island ... 28°42′45″S 113°50′17″E / 28.71250°S 113.83806°E / -28.71250; 113.83806 Easter Group
Sweet Island (4 Island) ... 28°55′1″S 113°52′17″E / 28.91694°S 113.87139°E / -28.91694; 113.87139 Pelsaert Group, Numbered Islands
Tapani Island ... 28°40′30″S 113°51′16″E / 28.67500°S 113.85444°E / -28.67500; 113.85444 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Tattler Island ... 28°28′10″S 113°42′22″E / 28.46944°S 113.70611°E / -28.46944; 113.70611 Wallabi Group
Third Sister ... 28°29′46″S 113°44′23″E / 28.49611°S 113.73972°E / -28.49611; 113.73972 Wallabi Group
Traitors Island ... 28°29′6″S 113°46′57″E / 28.48500°S 113.78250°E / -28.48500; 113.78250 Wallabi Group
Travia Island ... 28°51′52″S 113°59′12″E / 28.86444°S 113.98667°E / -28.86444; 113.98667 Pelsaert Group
Turnstone Island ... 28°27′9″S 113°42′57″E / 28.45250°S 113.71583°E / -28.45250; 113.71583 Wallabi Group
Uncle Margie Island ... 28°52′4″S 113°57′59″E / 28.86778°S 113.96639°E / -28.86778; 113.96639 Pelsaert Group
Wann Island ... 28°28′19″S 113°45′45″E / 28.47194°S 113.76250°E / -28.47194; 113.76250 Wallabi Group
West Wallabi Island ... 28°28′3″S 113°41′12″E / 28.46750°S 113.68667°E / -28.46750; 113.68667 Wallabi Group
White Bank ... 28°42′10″S 113°46′30″E / 28.70278°S 113.77500°E / -28.70278; 113.77500 Easter Group
White Island ... 28°40′16″S 113°52′30″E / 28.67111°S 113.87500°E / -28.67111; 113.87500 Easter Group, Eastern Islands
Wooded Island ... 28°45′7″S 113°48′20″E / 28.75194°S 113.80556°E / -28.75194; 113.80556 Easter Group
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