Groote Eylandt

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Groote Eylandt
13°58.000'S, 136°35.000'E Chart icon.png
lat=-13.966667 | lon=136.583333 | zoom=9 | y


Groote Eylandt is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the fourth largest island in Australia. It is the homeland of, and is owned by, the Warnindhilyagwa who speak the isolated Anindilyakwa language. Large-scale mining of manganese is carried out there.

Charts

Australian Hydrographic Service
AUS305 Vanderlin Island to Cape Grey

Weather

See Northern Territory.

Passages

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Communication

See Northern Territory.

Navigation

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Berthing

This island is aboriginal land and is not open to the public. Permission to visit has to be obtained in advance from the Island Council:

30 Bougainvillea Drive, Alyangula NT, PO Box 172, Alyangula NT 0885, Australia
admin@alcnt.com.au Tel:+61 8 8987 4006 Fax: +61 8 8987 4099

Amenities

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Tourism

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Friends

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Forums

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Links


References & Publications

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