Mount Etna Caves National Park

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Mount Etna Caves National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Mt Etna Caves panorama.jpg
View from eastern summit.
Nearest town or city Rockhampton
Coordinates 23°09′37″S 150°28′31″E / 23.16028°S 150.47528°E / -23.16028; 150.47528Coordinates: 23°09′37″S 150°28′31″E / 23.16028°S 150.47528°E / -23.16028; 150.47528
Area 4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Established 1994
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Official site Mount Etna Caves National Park

Mount Etna Caves is a national park in Central Queensland, Australia, 544 km northwest of Brisbane. The parks caves are the roosting site for more than 80 percent of Australia's breeding population of Little Bent-wing Bats. It is also one of the few places in Australia supporting a colony of the endangered Ghost Bat.[1]

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  1. ^ About Mount Etna Caves. Retrieved on 12 July 2013.