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Molema Island
Geography
Location Western Australia
Area 915 ha (2,260 acres)
Administration
Australia
Demographics
Population 0

Molema Island is an island off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia.

Situated at the edge of Talbot Bay Molema is connected to the mainland by Turtle Reef, one of the largest reef systems in the Kimberley. Many mud flats also surround the island. The ria landscape is typical of the bioregion, the geology is intensely faulted and folded and was later inundated by the Holocene post glacial transgression.

The island occupies an area of 915 hectares (2,261 acres).

The traditional owners of the area are the Worrorran peoples.

A population of the endangered Northern quoll were found to be living on the island during surveys conducted in 2013.

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