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Storr is located in Western Australia
Location in Western Australia
Coordinates 15°56′29″S 124°33′57″E / 15.94126736°S 124.5658727°E / -15.94126736; 124.5658727
Area 1,896 ha (4,690 acres)
Population 0

Storr Island, also known as Yudawala or Yeewadan Ganjal, is an uninhabited island located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

It is situated between Doubtful Bay and George Water, near the intersection of the Sale and Glenelg rivers. Storr Island is about 150 kilometres (93 mi) north west of Bardi. The island encompasses an area of 1,896 hectares (4,685 acres).

Fauna found on the island include the golden bandicoot and many types of birds including the pied imperial pigeon, sulphur-crested cockatoo, brown honeyeater, white-gaped honeyeater, white-lined honeyeater, silver-crowned friarbird, mangrove golden whistler, leaden flycatcher, northern fantail, black-faced cuckoo-shrike, varied triller and the great bowerbird.

The traditional owners of the area are the Dambimangari peoples of the Worrorra language group. Their name for the island is Yudawala or Yeewadan Ganjal.

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