Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park

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Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park
South Australia
Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park
Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park
Nearest town or city Ceduna
Coordinates 32°18′38″S 133°30′51″E / 32.31056°S 133.51417°E / -32.31056; 133.51417Coordinates: 32°18′38″S 133°30′51″E / 32.31056°S 133.51417°E / -32.31056; 133.51417
Established 1 January 1967[1]
Area 8,862 ha (21,900 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park is a protected area located on St Peter Island and Eyre Island in the Nuyts Archipelago located off the west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia about10 kilometres (6.2 miles) south and 25 kilometres (16 miles) south-east respectively of Ceduna. It was proclaimed in 1972 under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 to ‘conserve rare and endangered wildlife populations’. A substantial part of the park was excised in 2011 to create the Nuyts Archipelago Wilderness Protection Area. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category Ia protected area.[2][3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Nuyts Archipelago Conservation Park". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  3. ^ Anon (2006). Island Parks of Western Eyre Peninsula Management Plan (PDF). Adelaide: Department for Environment and Heritage, South Australia. p. 2. ISBN 1-921238-18-6. 
  4. ^ "Wilderness Advisory Committee Annual Report 2012-13" (PDF). September 2013: 18. ISSN 1832-9357. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "CAPAD 2012 South Australia Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

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