Fraser Island

Fraser Island, first named Great Sandy Island, extends for a distance of 120 km from north to south, from opposite Bundaberg to south of Maryborough. It is the northern-most of the chain of sand islands which include Moreton and Stradbroke Islands, and is the largest of them. It is considered to be the largest such island in the world. All were formed from the build-up of sand on an igneous or similar rocky outcrop; in the case of Fraser Island, Indian Head towards the north of the island.

Further Reading: 

Ross and Heather Buchanan, Fraser Island and Cooloola visitors' guide, Logan City, Hema Maps, 1996

John Sinclair, Fraser Island and Cooloola, Willoughby, NSW, Weldon Publishing, 1990

Rob van Driesum, Discover Fraser Island, Eight Mile Plains, Hema Maps, 2004

Fred Williams, Princess K'Gari's Fraser Island, the author, 2002


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