Fraser Island

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Chapmagne Pools in Fraser island
Chapmagne Pools in Fraser island. / Eduardo M. C., / CC BY 2.0
The largest sand island in the world, 1,840 km². Contains dunes up to 24 metres high, tall rainforest growing at elevations up to 200 metres, unique ‘vallum’ heaths and more than 100 unique, crystal clear dune lakes retained in the sand by organic matter deposits.

Location, GPS coordinates: 25.2185 S 153.1729 E
Categories: Aeolian formations, Geographical extremes, Ecosystems
Values: Biology, Geology
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Queensland

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