Lord Howe Island Marine Park (Commonwealth waters)

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Lord Howe Island Marine Park (Commonwealth waters)
Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Lord Howe Island.PNG
Location of Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea
Coordinates 31°38′22″S 159°10′10″E / 31.63944°S 159.16944°E / -31.63944; 159.16944Coordinates: 31°38′22″S 159°10′10″E / 31.63944°S 159.16944°E / -31.63944; 159.16944
Established 2000
Area 3,000.63 km2 (1,158.5 sq mi)
Managing authorities Commonwealth Department of the Environment
Website Lord Howe Island Marine Park (Commonwealth waters)
Lord Howe Island Group
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Australia Edit this on Wikidata
Criteria vii, x
Reference 186
Coordinates 31°38′22″S 159°10′10″E / 31.6394°S 159.1694°E / -31.6394; 159.1694
Inscription (Unknown Session)

Lord Howe Island Marine Park (Commonwealth waters) is a former marine park managed by the Commonwealth Department of the Environment, protecting the waters surrounding Lord Howe Island. It was adjacent to the 465.45 km² Lord Howe Island Marine Park managed by the Marine Parks Authority New South Wales. On 8 November 2012, it was replaced by a new protected area known as the Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Commonwealth Marine Reserves) Proclamation 2012 - F2012L02188". Commonwealth of Australia, Comlaw. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "New Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve". Commonwealth of Australia, Department of the Environment. Retrieved 17 March 2015.