Carnac Island , Western Australia ( ). Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. Is an A Class nature reserve approximately 10 kilometres south west of Fremantle
In 1803, French explorer Louis de Freycinet, captain of the Casuarina, named the island Île Pelée (Bald Island). C Y O'Connor CMG ( 11 January 1843 – 10 March 1902) full name Charles Yelverton O'Connor, was an Irish 1803 ( MDCCCIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. This entry should not to be confused with Charles Louis de Saulces de Freycinet (1828–1923 a French Prime Minister It was also known as Île Lévilian and later Île Berthelot. In 1827, James Stirling changed its name to Pulo Carnac Island in honour of John Rivett Carnac, Second Lieutenant on his ship HMS Success. Year 1827 ( MDCCCXXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Bold text' ]] ==Family background==He was the fifth son of eight of the fifteen children of Andrew Stirling Esq Admiral John Rivett-Carnac or John Rivett Carnac ( 27 June 1796 – 1 January 1869) was an officer in the Royal Navy who became HMS Success was a 28-gun Sixth rate wooden sailing ship of the Royal Navy. "Pulo" is Malay for "Island"; it is not known why Stirling included the term, and it was soon dropped. The Malay language ( ISO 639-1 code MS is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people and people of other ethnic groups who reside in the
In the early days of the Swan River Colony the island was used as a penal settlement for Indigenous Australians. Swan River Colony was a British settlement established at the Swan River on the west coast of Australia in 1829 Indigenous Australians are descendants of the first known human inhabitants of the Australian continent and its nearby islands.
The island is home to Australian Sea Lions, Bottlenose Dolphins and a large range of marine bird life. The Australian Sea Lion ( Neophoca cinerea) is a species of Sea lion that breeds only on the south and west coasts of Australia. The Bottlenose Dolphin is one of the most common and well-known Dolphins. It is particularly noted for the abundance of snakes, particularly Tiger Snakes, which live on the island. Tiger snakes are a type of venomous serpent found in southern regions of Australia, including its coastal islands and Tasmania. For this reason, very few people venture onto the island. There is no permanent fresh water on the island, and this provides a challenge for the permanent species on the island. The origins of the Tiger Snake colony has attracted significant debate and research into how that species has adapted to a harsh island habitat. Tiger snakes are a type of venomous serpent found in southern regions of Australia, including its coastal islands and Tasmania.