Thornton Beach, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsThornton Beach
|Population||5 (2016 census)|
|• Density||0.35/km2 (0.91/sq mi)|
|Area||14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Douglas|
Thornton Beach is bounded to the south by the Cape Tribuation Road and to the east by the Coral Sea. The wide, flat beach has a tide which, at its highest point, almost reached the trees. Most of the southern and western parts of the locality are within the Daintree National Park. Cape Tribulation Road connects from Diwan to the south through to Cape Tribulation to the north and passes through the town.
Thornton Beach was named as a town on 1 February 1972.
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