Coral Sea Islands Introduction - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Scattered over some 1 million square kilometers of ocean, the Coral Sea Islands were declared a territory of Australia in 1969. They are uninhabited except for a small meteorological staff on Willis Island. Automated weather stations, beacons, and a lighthouse occupy many other islands and reefs.
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