Vanderlin Island

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Vanderlin Island is an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia. It is the largest island in the Sir Edward Pellew Group. Its area is 264 km². The Walu were the indigenous Australian people of the island.

The only settlements on the island are four family outstations along the west coast. They are, from north to south:[1]

  • Mooloowa
  • Babungi
  • Yulbara
  • Uguie

Exact population figures are not known, but family outstations are typically four to six people, which results in a population of approximately 20 for the whole island.

See also


  1. ^ [1][2]

Coordinates: 15°44′S 137°02′E / 15.733°S 137.033°E / -15.733; 137.033

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