Nymph Island National Park

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Nymph Island National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Nymph Island National Park is located in Queensland
Nymph Island National Park
Nymph Island National Park
Coordinates14°39′20″S 145°15′03″E / 14.65556°S 145.25083°E / -14.65556; 145.25083Coordinates: 14°39′20″S 145°15′03″E / 14.65556°S 145.25083°E / -14.65556; 145.25083
Established1980
Area0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Nymph Island is a national park in Far North Queensland, Australia, 1,636 km northwest of Brisbane. It is circular, with a lagoon in the center; the island is only about a kilometre in diameter. No point on the island appears to exceed 30 metres (about 100 feet) in altitude.

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