Rock Paintings of Iama


Iama is part of the Central Islands of the Torres Strait which are characterised mainly by low-lying, sandy islands and coral cays. Geologically it has been described as being a part of a distinct granitoid phase and separate from the geological unit known as the Badu Suite of granite found elswhere in the Torres Strait.A total of 12 paintings have been recorded with computer-enhanced imagery.

Cite this Record

Rock Paintings of Iama. Liam Brady, Lynette Russel. In Pictures, Patterns and Objects: Rock-Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Northestern Australia. Pp. 120-124. North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2010 ( tDAR id: 366800)

Spatial Coverage

min long: 142.704; min lat: -10.147 ; max long: 142.918; max lat: -9.972 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Liam Brady

Record Identifiers

isbn(s): 9781921875069