Yaringa Marine National Park

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Yaringa Marine National Park
Victoria
IUCN category II (national park)
Yaringa Marine National Park is located in Victoria
Yaringa Marine National Park
Yaringa Marine National Park
Nearest town or city Pearcedale
Coordinates 38°14′S 145°16′E / 38.233°S 145.267°E / -38.233; 145.267Coordinates: 38°14′S 145°16′E / 38.233°S 145.267°E / -38.233; 145.267
Established 16 November 2002 (2002-11-16)[1]
Area 9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Parks Victoria
Website Yaringa Marine National Park
See also Protected areas of Victoria

The Yaringa Marine National Park is a protected marine national park located in Western Port, Victoria, Australia.[2][3] The 980-hectare (2,400-acre) marine park is located between the mainland and Quail Island Nature Conservation Reserve, about 52 kilometres (32 mi) southeast of Melbourne. The area comprises saltmarsh, mangroves, sheltered intertidal mudflats, subtidal soft sediments and tidal channels. It is part of the Western Port Ramsar site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yaringa Marine National Park, French Island Marine National Park and Churchill Island Marine National Park Management Plan (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF) (Melbourne: Government of Victoria). October 2007. pp. 1, 5. ISBN 9780-7311-8372-2. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Yaringa Marine National Park". Parks Victoria. Government of Victoria. 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Western Port Marine National Parks: visitor guide" (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF). Government of Victoria. December 2003. Retrieved 24 February 2011. 

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