Point Davenport Conservation Park

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Point Davenport Conservation Park
South Australia
Point Davenport Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Point Davenport Conservation Park
Point Davenport Conservation Park
Nearest town or cityWarooka
Coordinates35°9′38″S 137°20′4″E / 35.16056°S 137.33444°E / -35.16056; 137.33444Coordinates: 35°9′38″S 137°20′4″E / 35.16056°S 137.33444°E / -35.16056; 137.33444
Established16 July 1987<[2]
Area2.47 km2 (1.0 sq mi)[3]
Managing authoritiesDepartment for Environment and Water
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Point Davenport Conservation Park is a protected area occupying Point Davenpoint, a headland between Foul Bay and Sturt Bay on the south coast of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia about 19.8 kilometres (12.3 miles) south of Warooka. The park was proclaimed in 1987. The conservation park is considered to be ‘an area of high biodiversity with a range of habitats including beaches and foredunes, and an estuary that is listed as a nationally important wetland.’ It is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[4][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (refer 'DETAIL' tab )". CAPAD 2016. Australian Government, Department of the Environment (DoE). 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ Abbott, R.K. (16 July 1987). "NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE ACT, 1972, SECTION 30: POINT DAVENPORT CONSERVATION PARK CONSTITUTED" (PDF). The South Australian Government Gazette. Government of South Australia. p. 150. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. p. 7. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Mainland Conservation Parks of Yorke Peninsula Management Plan 2009" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage. p. 2. Retrieved 15 July 2014.

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