Little Dip Conservation Park

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Little Dip Conservation Park
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)[1]
Little Dip Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Little Dip Conservation Park
Little Dip Conservation Park
Nearest town or cityRobe
Coordinates37°14′7″S 139°47′36″E / 37.23528°S 139.79333°E / -37.23528; 139.79333Coordinates: 37°14′7″S 139°47′36″E / 37.23528°S 139.79333°E / -37.23528; 139.79333
Established21 August 1975 [2]
Area21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)[2]
Managing authoritiesDepartment for Environment and Water
WebsiteLittle Dip Conservation Park
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Little Dip Conservation Park is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located in the Limestone Coast about 105 kilometres (65 miles) north-west of Mount Gambier and about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) south of the town of Robe. It was proclaimed as a conservation park under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 in 1975 for the purpose of conserving 'remnant vegetation and a chain of small lakes which combine to provide habitat for several endangered and vulnerable bird species' and managing 'the increasing use' of the locality 'for recreation purposes'. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[1][3][4]

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  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 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Little Dip Conservation Park". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  4. ^ "Little Dip Conservation Park Management Plan". National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department for Environment and Planning. 1992. pp. i & 2. Retrieved 28 October 2014.

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