Garig Gunak Barlu National Park

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Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
Northern Territory
IUCN category II (national park)
Garig Gunak Barlu National Park is located in Northern Territory
Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
Nearest town or city Jabiru
Coordinates 11°19′16″S 132°10′42″E / 11.32111°S 132.17833°E / -11.32111; 132.17833Coordinates: 11°19′16″S 132°10′42″E / 11.32111°S 132.17833°E / -11.32111; 132.17833
Established 2000
Area 2,260.06 km2 (872.6 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities
  • Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory
  • Aboriginal traditional land owners (the Iwaidja people)
Website Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
See also Protected areas of the Northern Territory

Garig Gunak Barlu is a national park around the Cobourg Peninsula in the Northern Territory, Australia, 216 km northeast of Darwin. It was established by joining the former Gurig National Park and the Cobourg Marine Park.

The park consists of all land of the Cobourg Peninsula, of Burford Island, the Sir George Hope Islands (from west to east Greenhill, Wangoindjung, Warldagawaji, Morse, Wunmiyi), Mogogout Island and Endyalgout Island (117.4 km²) to the south of the peninsula, and of adjacent waters. Croker Island, although close east of the peninsula, is not part of the park.

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  1. ^ "CAPAD 2012 Northern Territory Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 

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