Place:Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia


NameThursday Island
Coordinates10.617°S 142.167°E
Located inQueensland, Australia
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Thursday Island, also known as TI or Waiben, is the administrative and commercial centre of the Torres Strait Islands. Lying north of Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia in the Torres Strait, Thursday Island has an area of about . The highest point on Thursday Island, standing at above sea level, is Milman Hill, a World War II defence facility. At the , Thursday Island had a population of 2,610.

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