Seddon Conservation Park

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Seddon Conservation Park
Seddon Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Seddon Conservation Park
Seddon Conservation Park
State South Australia
Nearest town or city Kingscote[1]
Coordinates 35°50′00″S 137°16′25″E / 35.83333°S 137.27361°E / -35.83333; 137.27361Coordinates: 35°50′00″S 137°16′25″E / 35.83333°S 137.27361°E / -35.83333; 137.27361
Area 23 ha (57 acres)[1]
Established 01-Jan-1971 [1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Seddon Conservation Park is a small nature reserve on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. It was dedicated in 1971 to protect a representative sample of the lateritic plateau vegetation of the central part of the island.[2]

Description[edit]

The park has an area of 23 ha (57 acres) and lies about 5.5 km (3.4 mi) south of the town of Parndana and 40 km (25 mi) south-west of Kingscote. The Eleanor River flows through the park. The vegetation is mainly a woodland association of Eucalyptus leucoxylon and E. fasciculosa, with open shrubland of E. cosmophylla and E. baxteri over Allocasuarina muelleriana, Xanthorrhoea tateana and Melaleuca uncinata.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. p. 6. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Anon (1987). Conservation Parks of Kangaroo Island Management Plan. Adelaide: Department of Environment and Planning, South Australia. ISBN 0-7243-8983-0.