Sunset over Rattlesnake, Herald and Acheron Islands, just north of Townsville
This was taken on my way home from a work trip to Townsville this week. When I looked up what islands I was looking at I was curious about why an Australian island would be named Rattlesnake Island. It's named after the HMS Rattlesnake, a ship that explored the region in the late 1840s. The ship's naturalist was T.H. Huxley.