Limmen National Park
|Limmen National Park|
|Nearest town or city||Katherine|
|Area||9,369.26 km2 (3,617.5 sq mi)|
|Established||26 June 2012|
|Website||Limmen National Park|
Limmen National Park, announced in 2012, is the second largest in Australia covering 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) in the Northern Territory. Located about 600km south-east of Darwin on the Gulf of Carpentaria, the park incorporates wetlands, sandstone structures and numerous rivers. A major attraction in the park are the 'Lost Cities'—sandstone rock formations resembling tall apartment blocks.
- "CAPAD 2012 Northern Territory Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- La Canna, Xavier (16 March 2012). "Limmen National Park declared in NT". Ninemsn. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
- Hancock, David (21 March 2012). "Huge national park declared in Northern Territory". Australian Geographic. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- "Limmen National Park fact sheet". Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- La Canna, Xavier (2 August 2012). "NT's Limmen is finally a national park". The Australian. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- Limmen National Park at the Northern Territory Government Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport
- Official fact sheet and map