Flinders Island


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Flinders Island,

Australia: see Furneaux GroupFurneaux Group
, about 25 islands, c.900 sq mi (2,330 sq km), Tasmania, SE Australia, in Bass Strait between Tasmania and the Australian mainland. The largest is Flinders Island, and the group forms Flinders municipality.
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Flinders Island

an island off the coast of NE Tasmania: the largest of the Furneaux Islands. Pop.: 850 (2004 est.). Area: 2077 sq. km (802 sq. miles)
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Flinders Island spotted fever is reportedly associated with relatively mild illness (5).
The next special place in my 60-plus years naturalist journey is the set of rock pools by our dining room window at Flinders Island, where Wendy and I now live.
1987 Weep in Silence: A history of the Flinders Island Aboriginal settlement, Blubber Head Press, Sandy Bay, Tas.
1970, northern remnant of the Long Point sedge flat, Flinders Island.
Rickettsia honei is an SFG species that was described as a new species in 1998 and as the cause of Flinders Island spotted fever (FISF) in Australia (2,3).
Among his mother Ida's most treasured possessions were his sporting trophies, including one he received when he was about ten years old from the Flinders Island Emita Cricket Club for the 'most catches in one season'.
The erection of signs at high speed locations on Flinders Island to alert drivers to road conditions, wildlife and speed reduction.
australis) along the east coast of Australia (2), Flinders Island spotted fever (R.
Her father was always on the move due to the nature of his employment until he purchased land at Killiecrankie, in the north of Flinders Island.
honei, a member of the spotted fever group Rickettsia, has been reported as the etiologic agent of Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia (8) and also of Thai tick typhus (3).