Magnetical Island

Just randomly read about Magnetic Island in the New Yorker. Here's a Wikipedia snippet:
The first European accounts of the island come from Captain James Cook who in 1770 while navigating the Australian coast called the island Magnetical Island as a magnetic pull interfering with his vessel's compass appeared to emanate from the island. People have since explored the general area of Magnetic Island with various instruments to discover what might have caused the effect that Cook reported, but nothing has been discovered.
And here's a World War II era observation post on the island:

Um, the Dharma Initiative called...

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