Turtle Island is located just off the main continent of Mar Sara. Explorers who first saw the island mistook it for a gargantuan turtle — initially a cause for great alarm. Closer inspection quickly revealed the true nature of the landmass. However, the name "Turtle Island" stuck.
- 1999-10-15, Turtle Island. StarCraft Compendium Map Archives. Accessed on 2021-06-20.