Fraser Island, Australia

Fraser Island Dune

Fraser Island is considered to be the largest sand island in the world at 1840 km². The total volume of sand above sea level on Fraser Island is directly proportional to the mass of 113 cubic kilometres (27 cubic miles).

The 120 kilometres (75 mi) beach runs along most of the east coast of Fraser Island. It is used as a landing strip for planes and an informal highway for vehicles (highway rules state that vehicles must give way to aircraft if they are oncoming).

Departure gate

the maheno shipwreck

Fraser Island is an island located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Brisbane.

Source: Wikipedia.

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