Hinchinbrook Island

This Landsat 7, ETM+ (bands 1, 2, 3) image shows Hinchinbrook Island and part of the Great Barrier Reef - which stretches along the coast of north Queensland for approximately 2600 kilometres.

Hinchinbrook Island, about 180 kilometres south of Cairns, is the largest island national park in Australia, and is managed as a protected wilderness with only a single walking track which follows the eastern shore.

Hinchinbrook Island Queensland, Australia Landsat 7 ETM+, 14 August 1999

Hinchinbrook Island Queensland,
Australia Landsat 7 ETM+,
14 August 1999
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Map showing location of Hinchinbrook Island

Map showing location of
Hinchinbrook Island
© GEODATA 2000

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