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 city Warooka
Coordinates 35°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
Established 16 July 1987[1]
Area 247 ha (610 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See also Protected 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 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.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. 
  2. ^ "Mainland Conservation Parks of Yorke Peninsula Management Plan 2009" (PDF). Department for Environment and Heritage. p. 2. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "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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