Rottnest Island
115°31′01″E / 32.002°S 115.517°E / -32.002; 115.517Rottnest Island (known locally as Rotto) is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18 kilometres (11 mi)...
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THE HAPPIEST ANIMAL ON THE PLANET - Quokkas of Rottnest Island
The happiest animal on the planet inhabits Rottnest Island. They are known as the Quokka. Do NOT try this at home. I'm a trained professional. This is my las...
People In Australia Have Started Taking Selfies With Quokkas, And The Results Are Brilliant.
This cute trend must continue. There’s a new trend invading social media, and it may be the cutest one yet. Tourists in Rottnest Island, Australia, have been posting one #quokkaselfie after another wi...
Australian Aboriginal Prehistoric Sites
This is a list of Australian Aboriginal prehistoric sites.Key:
Josephine Flood (2004) Archaeology of the Dreamtime, J.B Publishing, Marleston ISBN 1-876622-50-4
The Basin (Rottnest Island)
The Basin is a popular swimming location on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. It is located at 31°59′21″S 115°32′9″E / 31.98917°S 115.53583°E / -31.98917; 115.53583 115°32′9″...
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Bathurst Lighthouse
Bathurst Lighthouse is one of two lighthouses on Rottnest Island, the other being Wadjemup Lighthouse. It is located on Bathurst Point, in the north east of the island, and was activated in 1900. The ...
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Hesperocolletes douglasi
Hesperocolletes douglasi, the Rottnest bee, is an extinct species described from a single specimen collected in 1938. Body was black, shiny and 12 mm long and wings were brown and up to 8 mm...
City of York (barque)
The City of York was a 1,194 ton iron ship which sank after hitting a reef off Rottnest Island in the last few kilometres of its voyage from San Francisco to Fremantle, Western Australia in 1899.The t...
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Rottnest Channel Swim
The Rottnest Channel Swim is an annual open water swimming event from Cottesloe Beach through Gage Roads to Rottnest Island, off the coast of Western Australia, near Perth. The distance is approximate...
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Rottnest Island shipwrecks
Since the first Europeans visited the west coast of Australia in the 17th century, Rottnest Island has seen numerous shipwrecks. The 11 kilometre long and 4.5 km wide island is surroun...
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Wadjemup Lighthouse
Completed in 1849, the original 20-metre (66 ft) Wadjemup Lighthouse (also known as Rottnest Island Light Station) was Western Australia's first stone lighthouse and was built to provide a safer ...
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Lake Baghdad
Lake Baghdad is one of a collection of salt lakes on Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
Melaleuca lanceolata
Melaleuca lanceolata is a small tree or shrub in the genus Melaleuca, native to Australia. It has a number of common names including Black Paperbark, Moonah, Rottnest Island Teatree and Western Black ...
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Quokka
The quokka (/ˈkwɒkə/, Setonix brachyurus), the only member of the genus Setonix, is a small macropod about the size of a domestic cat. Like other marsupials in the macropod family (such as the kangaro...
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Under the Lighthouse Dancing
Under the Lighthouse Dancing is a 1997 Australian romantic drama film directed by Graeme Rattigan, based on a true story.
Three couples travel to Rottnest Island near Perth, Western Australia for...
Under the Lighthouse Dancing - Wikipedia
Rottnest Island Airport
Rottnest Island Airport (IATA: RTS, ICAO: YRTI) is a small airport for light aircraft, situated about 800 m (2,600 ft) from the main settlement at Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island and 10 na...
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Lady Elizabeth (1869)
The Lady Elizabeth was a British ship built in 1869 by Robert Thompson Jr. of Sunderland. Robert Thompson Jr. was one of the sons of Robert Thompson Sr. who owned and operated the family ran shipyard ...
Lady Elizabeth (1869) - Wikipedia
Callitris preissii
Callitris preissii (also C. gracilis) is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family, found only in Australia.Common Names: Rottnest Island pine FloraBase, Murray pine, maroong, Southern Cypress p...
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Geographical features of Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island lies 18 kilometres west of the coastline of Perth, Western Australia, and is 4.5 km (2.8m) at its widest, and 11 km long.
The coastline is approximately 24 kilometres lo...
Geographical features of Rottnest Island - Wikipedia
Colonial buildings of Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island was first settled by European colonists in 1830 following their arrival at Western Australia and the Swan River Colony. Soon after, construction of a variety of private and public bu...
Colonial buildings of Rottnest Island - Wikipedia