Japoon National Park

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Japoon National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Japoon National Park is located in Queensland
Japoon National Park
Japoon National Park
Coordinates 17°44′23″S 145°53′14″E / 17.73972°S 145.88722°E / -17.73972; 145.88722Coordinates: 17°44′23″S 145°53′14″E / 17.73972°S 145.88722°E / -17.73972; 145.88722
Established 1992
Area 450 km2 (173.7 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Japoon is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1,306 km northwest of Brisbane. The park forms part of the Wooroonooran Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because it supports populations of a range of bird species endemic to Queensland’s Wet Tropics.[1]

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  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wooroonooran. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2011-12-02.