North East Isle (Tasmania)


The North East Isle, part of the Kent Group, is an unpopulated granite island, located in the Bass Strait, lying off the north-east coast of Tasmania, between the Furneaux Group and Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, Australia, Victoria, Australia. The island has a peak elevation of above mean sea level and is contained within the Kent Group National Park. The island has been unmodified by human activity.


Recorded breeding seabird and wader species include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, fairy prion, common diving-petrel, Pacific gull and sooty oystercatcher. Also present are the white-footed dunnart and White's skink.Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). ''Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features''. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart.

See also

* List of islands of Tasmania


External links

* Islands of North East Tasmania Protected areas of Tasmania Islands of Bass Strait {{Tasmania-geo-stub