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is a national park in Queensland
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, Australia, 1122 km northwest of Brisbane
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, lying just off the coast from the city of Townsville. It occupies more than half of the area of Magnetic Island
Magnetic Island is an island offshore from the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. This mountainous island in Cleveland Bay has effectively become a suburb of Townsville, with 2,107 permanent residents. The island is accessible from Townsville Breakwater to Nelly Bay Harbour by ferry...
. Most of the park is in the western part of the island.