East Woody Island

East Woody Island (Yolŋu: Dhamitjinya[1]), is an island in Australia.[2] It is located in East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. The closest town is Nhulunbuy.[3][4] A sand spit connects the island to the Australian mainland.[5]

East Woody Island
LocationArafura Sea, Pacific Ocean
Coordinates12°09′41″S 136°45′04″E


  1. Hercus, Luise; Koch, Harold (1 October 2009). Aboriginal Placenames: Naming and Re-naming the Australian Landscape. ANU E Press. p. 427. ISBN 9781921666094. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  2. "East Woody Island". GeoNames. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  3. "- NT Virtual Journeys". www.tourismnt.com.au.
  4. "East Woody Island, Australia - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates". geographic.org.
  5. North, West and South Coasts of Australia. ProStar Publications. 2004. pp. 19–. ISBN 9781577856559.

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