Trochus Island facts for kids
Trochus Island (left) with Turtle Head Island (centre)
|Location||Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Northern Australia|
|Archipelago||Torres Strait Islands|
|Area||2.10 km2 (0.81 sq mi)|
|Local government area||Shire of Torres|
|Ethnic groups||Torres Strait Islanders|
The island is located in Newcastle Bay at the mouth of Escape River and Middle River, not far from Jackey Jackey Creek and adjacent to the Jardine River National Park. The island lies approximately 30 km (19 mi) southeast of Bamaga and has an approximate area of 2.1 square kilometres (0.81 sq mi).
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