Lake Frome Regional Reserve

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Lake Frome Regional Reserve
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Lake Frome Regional Reserve is located in South Australia
Lake Frome Regional Reserve
Lake Frome Regional Reserve
State South Australia
Nearest town or city Hawker[1]
Coordinates 30°43′51.85″S 139°48′39.46″E / 30.7310694°S 139.8109611°E / -30.7310694; 139.8109611Coordinates: 30°43′51.85″S 139°48′39.46″E / 30.7310694°S 139.8109611°E / -30.7310694; 139.8109611
Area 258,240 hectares (638,100 acres)[1]
Established 19 December 1991[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Lake Frome Regional Reserve is a type of protected area known as a regional reserve. It is located in South Australia approximately 750 kilometres (470 mi) north-east of Adelaide and has an area of 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres). It was proclaimed on 19 December 1991 for the following purposes and uses:[2]

…to extend the conservation management of the adjoining Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park. It conserves a large arid salt lake system that is of regional geological significance. The dominant land use of the reserve is biological and cultural conservation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Regional reserves". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 31 March 2014.