Mount Etna Caves National Park

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Mount Etna Caves National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Mt Etna Caves panorama.jpg
View from eastern summit.
Mount Etna Caves National Park is located in Queensland
Mount Etna Caves National Park
Mount Etna Caves National Park
Nearest town or city Rockhampton
Coordinates 23°09′37″S 150°28′31″E / 23.16028°S 150.47528°E / -23.16028; 150.47528Coordinates: 23°09′37″S 150°28′31″E / 23.16028°S 150.47528°E / -23.16028; 150.47528
Established 1994
Area 4.78 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Mount Etna Caves National Park
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Mount Etna Caves is a national park in Central Queensland, Australia, 544 km northwest of Brisbane. The parks caves are the roosting site for more than 8 percent of Australia's breeding population of Little Bent-wing Bats. It is also one of the few places in Australia supporting a colony of the endangered Ghost Bat.[1]

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  1. ^ About Mount Etna Caves. Retrieved on 12 July 2013.