Place name details

PEEL ISLAND

Place type Island, Island Group, Islet
Local authority Redland City
Status Approved & Current
Gazettal
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Narrative Named by John Oxley (1785?-1828) NSW Surveyor-General, October 1824, HM Brig Amity, after Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) British statesman. Refer J.G. Steele. The explorers of the Moreton Bay District 1770-1830. Brisbane, 1972, p.177.
Alternative name TURKROOAR
Historical name
Location
Latitude: 27° 29′ 52″ S
Longitude: 153° 21′ 19″ E
Datum: GDA94
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