Mole Creek Karst National Park
|Mole Creek Karst National Park|
Inside the Marakoopa Cave
|Nearest town or city||Deloraine|
|Area||13.45 km2 (5.2 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service|
|Official site||Mole Creek Karst National Park|
|See also||Protected areas of Tasmania|
Mole Creek Karst is a national park in Tasmania, Australia, 168 km northwest of Hobart. It is the only national park in Tasmania created specifically to protect karst landforms. It is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Site.
The national park was declared in 1996 to provide protection for an extensive system of over 300 known caves and sinkholes, including Marakoopa and King Solomons Cave.
Marakoopa Cave features two underground streams, glow-worms, large caverns, rim pools, reflections and shawl and flowstone features. King Solomons Cave includes shawls, stalactites and stalagmites.
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