Kangaroo Island


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Kangaroo Island,

small island, South Australia, S Australia, at the entrance to Gulf St. Vincent. It is 90 mi (145 km) long and 34 mi (55 km) wide. The chief products are barley, sheep, salt, gypsum, and eucalyptus oil. At its west end is Flinders Chase, a large reservation for native flora and fauna. There are many summer resorts. Kingscote (2016 pop. 1,826) is the principal settlement.

Kangaroo Island

an island in the Indian Ocean, off South Australia. Area: 4350 sq. km (1680 sq. miles)
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Initiatives like the launch of the d'Arenberg Cube in December 2017, direct flights to Kangaroo Island from Melbourne and Adelaide in January 2018 and the upcoming first ever day-night test cricket match between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval in December 2018 are expected to boost Indian visitor numbers further.
In a letter to ITV boss Kevin Lygo, Londonbased agent general Bill Muirhead says: "Kangaroo Island is teeming with creatures not found anywhere else, most of which we're happy for people to eat on TV." Mr Muirhead, who is also an advertising guru, says the switch would not only give the area a major tourism boost, it would refresh the 15-year-old show.
Regional analysis (Table 4) showed that Flinders Ranges had the highest genetic diversity (Na = 1.74; Ne = 1.46; % P = 80.8; I = 0.40; He = 0.27), while Kangaroo Island the lowest (Na = 1.46; Ne = 1.36; % P = 62.8; I = 0.32; He = 0.23).
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