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The old cannons at Somerset.

Somerset is a locality split between the Shire of Torres and the Northern Peninsula Area Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Somerset had a population of 0 people.


There is an historical ruin of Somerset homestead, a station established by John Jardine (father of Frank Jardine) in 1863 and is 35 km north of Bamaga on Cape York in Queensland, Australia. It is a good camping area and day trip with facilities for barbecues. It is situated near a beach.

Coordinates: 10°44′37″S 142°35′30″E / 10.74361°S 142.59167°E / -10.74361; 142.59167

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