Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island
/mægnɛtɪk ˈaɪlənd/ (say magnetik 'uyluhnd)

an island off the coast of northern Qld, in Halifax Bay, 8 km from Townsville; tourist resort. 49 km2.
{named by Captain James Cook in the belief that there was magnetic ore in its hills affecting the compass of the Endeavour}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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