Lord Howe Island, Australia

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Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island
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Lord Howe Island forms part of the State of New South Wales, Australia. It is a small island in the Tasman Sea 600 kilometres (370 mi) east of the Australian mainland. It has a small permanent population some of whom are descended from the earliest nineteenth-century settlers. It is administered from Sydney by the Lord Howe Island Board. It forms part of the federal electorate of Sydney and the state electorate of Port Macquarie.

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