Moorook Game Reserve

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Moorook Game Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Moorook Game Reserve is located in South Australia
Moorook Game Reserve
Moorook Game Reserve
Nearest town or city Cobdogla
Moorook
Coordinates 34°14′57″S 140°22′15″E / 34.24917°S 140.37083°E / -34.24917; 140.37083Coordinates: 34°14′57″S 140°22′15″E / 34.24917°S 140.37083°E / -34.24917; 140.37083
Established 2 September 1976[1]
Area 12.44 km2 (4.8 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Website Moorook Game Reserve
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Moorook Game Reserve is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia covering the floodplain on the south side of the River Murray immediately south of the section of the Sturt Highway that passes between the towns of Kingston-on-Murray in the west and Cobdogla in the east. It is located about 180 kilometres (110 miles) east north-east of the state capital of Adelaide. It was proclaimed on 2 September 1976. The Loch Luna Game Reserve immediately adjoins the game reserve’s northern boundary. It and the Loch Luna Game Reserve are reported as providing "significant wildlife habitat and are popular recreation sites, particularly for river-based activities and camping." The game reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Moorook Game Reserve". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  3. ^ Resource Conservation and Management Group, DENR (1994), Moorook Game Reserve management plan (PDF), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), pp. 2 & 3, ISBN 0-7308-2746-1 
  4. ^ Boating Industry Association of South Australia (BIA); South Australia. Department for Environment and Heritage (2005), South Australia's waters an atlas & guide, Boating Industry Association of South Australia, pp. 123–125, ISBN 978-1-86254-680-6 
  5. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

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