Coral Sea Islands

The Coral Sea Islands Territory is an external territory of Australia which comprises a group of small and mostly uninhabited tropical islands and reefs in the Coral Sea, northeast of Queensland, Australia. The only inhabited island is Willis Island. The territory covers 780,000 km2 (301,160 sq mi), most of which is ocean, extending east and south from the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef and includes Heralds Beacon Island, Osprey Reef, the Willis Group and fifteen other reef/island groups. Cato Island is the highest point in the Territory.[1]

Acropora coral garden with giant clam. Raging Horn, Coral Sea Islands

Coral Sea Islands Territory
LocationCoral Sea
Major islandsWillis Island, Cato Island
Population4[n 1] (2018)