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Allen Island (on the left), also known as Allens Island or Allen's Island, is one of the South Wellesley Islands, in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. It was named by Matthew Flinders after John Allen, a Derbyshire miner who was a member of the party of naturalists that accompanied the 1801–1803 voyage of HMS Investigator under Flinders. Flinders landed a party of botanists on the island on 20 November 1802 to search for plants.

The latitude of Allen Island is -17.03111, and the longitude is 139.23027 with the gps coordinates of 17° 01′ 51.99″ S and 139° 13′ 48.97″ E.

The latitude of Little Allen Island is -16.99517, and the longitude is 139.19867 with the gps coordinates of 16° 59′ 42.61″ S and 139° 11′ 55.21″ E.

This was taken on board Flight QF27, travelling from Melbourne to Hong Kong.
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  • Taken: Aug 10, 2017
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  • Updated: Aug 4, 2022