Witjira National Park

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Witjira National Park
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Witjira National Park is located in South Australia
Witjira National Park
Witjira National Park
State South Australia
Nearest town or city Oodnadatta
Coordinates 26°22′18″S 135°37′49″E / 26.37167°S 135.63028°E / -26.37167; 135.63028Coordinates: 26°22′18″S 135°37′49″E / 26.37167°S 135.63028°E / -26.37167; 135.63028
Area 7,715.07 km2 (2,978.8 sq mi)[1]
Established 21 November 1985 (1985-11-21)[1]
Managing authorities Department for Environment and Heritage
Website Witjira National Park
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Witjira is a national park in South Australia (Australia), 987 km north of Adelaide. It is in the Simpson Desert, and one of the major features of the park is the Dalhousie Springs.

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  1. ^ a b "CAPAD 2012 South Australia Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

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