Ile du Nord

The Ile du Nord, part of the Maria Island Group, is a small granite island with an area of approximately 10 hectares (25 acres) lying close to the eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, near the Freycinet Peninsula.

Ile du Nord
Ile du Nord
Location of in Tasmania
LocationEast coast of Tasmania
Coordinates42°33′36″S 148°03′00″E
ArchipelagoMaria Island Group
Adjacent bodies of waterTasman Sea
Area10 ha (25 acres)
Local government areaGlamorgan Spring Bay Council
Additional information
Time zone
  Summer (DST)
Maria Island National Park

It is close to the northernmost point of Maria Island and is part of the Maria Island National Park.[1]


Recorded breeding seabird species are little penguin and short-tailed shearwater. The metallic skink is present. Rakali have also been seen on the island.[1]

See also


  1. Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; Halley, Vanessa (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Hobart: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X.

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