Willisīeg in þæm Coralsǣ
Ƿillis Island is sēo ān āgebūroda īeg in þæm Coralsǣ Īege Landscipe, se is Australie ūtƿeard landscipe ofer þæm Miclan Clūstor Ribbe in þæm Coral Sǣ. Þēos īeg līþ ymbe 280 mīla be ēasten of Cairns, Cƿenaland and is þæt sūþernmeste īegalnd þāra Ƿillis Igoþa.
Fugolƿelig is þēos īeg.
Nān oneardend hæfþ þēos īeg ac Australie Ƿederambeht hæfþ ƿeder ƿacend ƿic on Ƿillisīege. Oftost ƿuniaþ feoƿer ƿederƿacendas on þisse īege, and of þæm is ān se Þegn-in-Charge, and ān Ƿeorces Þegn (electronic engineering).
Se Ƿillisīeg Ƿederƿic ƿæs gestaðoled in 1921 þe he meaht giefan ǣror ƿarenunga þegnunge be garsecgstormum for Cƿenaland.
- "Redevelopment of Willis Island Meteorological Office, Coral Sea". Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (Canberra). 2005. ISBN 0-642-78699-2.
- "Solitude and Solecisms: A Willis Island Notebook" by Frank Exon, edited by Neville Exon (Imprint: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2012) is the journal and sketchbook of Frank Exon, a 27-year-old engineer for Amalgamated Wireless, kept while he was stationed on the island with two companions for six months in the 1920s: 'an engaging tale penned and illustrated by a natural writer and an astute observer of the natural world and of human nature, a testament to the resilience and good humour of a generation that had known the Great War'.