Town Category: Tasmania
Hope Island (Tasmania)
The Hope Island, part of the Partridge Island Group, is a small island that lies close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is located in the D’Entrecasteaux Channel between Bruny Island and the Tasmanian mainland. Its neighbouring islets are named Faith and Charity, and also the Arch Rock.
Flora and fauna
“HOPE ISLAND.-This is the island to which D’Entrecasteaux gave the name of Lahaye, in honour of a famous French gardener. It was discovered on May 20, 1792, by M. de la Janice, an officer of the ship Esperance.”
Southern region of Tasmania, Australia
- Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X p.607.
- Small Southern Islands Conservation Management Statement 2002 (PDF), Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, 2002, archived from the original (PDF) on 22 August 2006, retrieved 20 July 2006
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