Little Sahara (Kangaroo Island)

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This article is about Little Sahara in South Australia. For other uses, see Little Sahara.
Little Sahara is located in South Australia
Little Sahara
Little Sahara
Location of Little Sahara in South Australia[1]
The Little Sahara dune system

Little Sahara is a dune system in the Australian state of South Australia located on Kangaroo Island in the gazetted locality of Vivonne Bay.[1] It is naturally occurring sand dune system roughly covering two square kilometres. The dunes vary in size with plenty of small dunes and the highest dune is approximately 70 metres above sea level.

Little Sahara is one of twenty geological features on Kangaroo Island that have been listed as a geological monument by the Geological Society of Australia.[2]

Visitors may sand-board and toboggan on the dunes by renting the equipment from several local merchants located in the town centre of Vivonne Bay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search result for "Little Sahara (DUNE)" (Record no SA0039780) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Kangaroo Island Natural Resources Management Board (2009), Here to stay for our children and grandchildren : a natural resources management plan for the Kangaroo Island region 2009 (PDF), 1, Kangaroo Island Natural Resources Management Board, pp. 88–89, ISBN 978-1-921595-00-4 

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Coordinates: 35°57′14″S 137°14′46″E / 35.954°S 137.246°E / -35.954; 137.246