Pine Island Reserve

Local namePine Island Reserve
LocationTuggeranong, Australia

Pine Island Reserve, a reserve containing a small plantation of pine trees, is located on the Murrumbidgee River where the river flows through the Tuggeranong district of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The closest suburb to the reserve and river island is Greenway.Pine Island is usually accessible by land and only becomes an island in time of peak flows in the Murrumbidgee River. The island is named for the Callitris endlicheri, or black cypress pines, that grow locally.

This region was first explored by Europeans in 1820 by Charles Throsby. Throsby was looking for a suitable water source. He came across the Murrumbidgee River near Pine Island in April 1821.Facilities at the reserve include an area for picnicing, barbeques, potable water, and toilets.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Island_Reserve

Address 2900, Australia

Coordinates -35°25'48.929" N 149°3'55.454" E

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