Greenly Island Conservation Park

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Greenly Island Conservation Park
South Australia
Greenly Island - State Library of South Australia PRG-280-1-1-120.jpeg
Greenly Island; a distant view taken from the sea (circa 1903) [State Library of South Australia PRG 280/1/1/120]
Greenly Island Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Greenly Island Conservation Park
Greenly Island Conservation Park
Nearest town or cityCoffin Bay.
Coordinates34°38′39″S 134°47′33″E / 34.64417°S 134.79250°E / -34.64417; 134.79250Coordinates: 34°38′39″S 134°47′33″E / 34.64417°S 134.79250°E / -34.64417; 134.79250
Established16 March 1967[2]
Area168 hectares (420 acres)[2]
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Greenly Island Conservation Park is a protected area associated with Greenly Island located off the west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Coffin Bay. It was declared in 1972 under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 ‘to protect the island’s delicate ecology and Australian Sea-lion and New Zealand Fur-seal haul-out areas’ and continuing protected area status for the island which was first declared in 1919. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category Ia protected area.[3][4][5][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (refer 'DETAIL' tab )". CAPAD 2016. Australian Government, Department of the Environment (DoE). 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Greenly Island Conservation Park". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  4. ^ Anon (2006). Island Parks of Western Eyre Peninsula Management Plan (PDF). Adelaide: Department for Environment and Heritage (DEH), South Australia. p. 6. ISBN 1-921238-18-6.
  5. ^ Boating Industry Association of South Australia (BIA); South Australia. Department for Environment and Heritage (2005), South Australia's waters an atlas & guide, Boating Industry Association of South Australia, p. 216, ISBN 978-1-86254-680-6

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