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Round Top Island (Tasmania)

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[[Image:MaatsuykerGroup.png|thumb|Map of the Maatsuyker Islands]]
”’Round Top Island”’ is a 6.25 [[hectare|ha]] island in south-eastern [[Australia]]. Its highest point is 165 [[metre|m]] [[above mean sea level|asl]] It is part of the [[Maatsuyker Islands|Maatsuyker Island Group]], lying close to the southern end of the south-western coast of [[Tasmania]]. It is also part of the [[Southwest National Park]], and thus within the [[Tasmanian Wilderness]] [[World Heritage Site]].<ref name=Brothers2001>Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). ”Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features”. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X</ref>

Recorded breeding [[seabird]] species are the [[Short-tailed Shearwater]] (8900 pairs), [[Fairy Prion]] (9300 pairs), [[Common Diving-Petrel]] (8700 pairs), [[Pacific Gull]] and [[Silver Gull]]. The [[Metallic Skink]] and [[Tasmanian Tree Skink]] are present.<ref name=Brothers2001/>


[[Category:Islands of Tasmania]]
[[Category:Protected areas of Tasmania]]
[[Category:South West Tasmania]]


(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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