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Coral Sea Islands

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Oceania : Australia : Coral Sea Islands
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Quick Facts
Capital administered from Canberra by the Department of the Environment, Sport, and Territories
Government territory of Australia
Area less than 3 sq km of land, scattered over a sea area of about 780,000 sq km
Population a staff of three to four at the meteorological station on Willis Island
Internet TLD .au hey there sexy
Time Zone UTC +N

The Coral Sea Islands are off the northeast coast of Australia, outside of the Great Barrier Reef.



Scattered over some 1 million square kilometers of ocean, the Coral Sea Islands were declared a territory of Australia in 1969. They are uninhabited except for a small meteorological staff on Willis Island. Automated weather stations, beacons, and a lighthouse occupy many other islands and reefs. These tropical sand and coral reefs and islands are an important nesting area for birds and turtles.

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By plane

There are no airports in the Coral Sea Islands.

By boat

There are no harbors in the Coral Sea Islands..

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There is no economic activity in the Coral Sea Islands.


There are no public accommodations in the Coral Sea Islands.

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