Lake Frome Regional Reserve

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Lake Frome Regional Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Lake Frome Regional Reserve is located in South Australia
Lake Frome Regional Reserve
Lake Frome Regional Reserve
Nearest town or city Hawker[1]
Coordinates 30°43′51.85″S 139°48′39.46″E / 30.7310694°S 139.8109611°E / -30.7310694; 139.8109611Coordinates: 30°43′51.85″S 139°48′39.46″E / 30.7310694°S 139.8109611°E / -30.7310694; 139.8109611
Established 19 December 1991[1]
Area 258,240 hectares (638,100 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Footnotes Coordinates[2]
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Lake Frome Regional Reserve is a protected area located in South Australia about 750 kilometres (470 mi) north-east of the Adelaide city centre and which covers the full extent of Lake Frome, an endorheic lake. It has an area of 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres). It was proclaimed on 19 December 1991 for the following purposes and uses:[3][4]

…to extend the conservation management of the adjoining Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park. It conserves a large arid salt lake system that is of regional geological significance. The dominant land use of the reserve is biological and cultural conservation.

The regional reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2014. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "A Review of Lake Frome and Strzelecki Regional Reserves – 1991 – 2001" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage. 2002. p. vi. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Regional reserves". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 

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