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 2,582.40 km2 (997.1 sq mi)[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 the Australian state of South Australia about 750 kilometres (470 mi) north-east of the state capital of Adelaide and which covers the full extent of Lake Frome, an endorheic lake. It has an area of 2,582.40 square kilometres (997.07 sq mi).[1] 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]

Since 2013, the regional reserve has been located within the boundaries of the gazetted locality of Lake Frome [5]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 11 July 2016)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 
  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. 
  5. ^ "Search result for " Lake Frome (LOCB)" (Record no SA0067088) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 

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