Seddon Conservation Park

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Seddon Conservation Park
South Australia
Seddon Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Seddon Conservation Park
Seddon Conservation Park
Nearest town or city Parndana
Coordinates 35°50′00″S 137°16′25″E / 35.83333°S 137.27361°E / -35.83333; 137.27361Coordinates: 35°50′00″S 137°16′25″E / 35.83333°S 137.27361°E / -35.83333; 137.27361
Established 01-Jan-1971[1]
Area 23 ha (57 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Seddon Conservation Park is a protected area in South Australia located on Kangaroo Island. It was dedicated in 1971 to protect a representative sample of the lateritic plateau vegetation of the central part of the island.[2]


The conservation park has an area of 23 ha (57 acres) and lies about 5.5 km (3.4 mi) south of the town of Parndana and 40 km (25 mi) south-west of Kingscote. The Eleanor River flows through the conservation park. The vegetation is mainly a woodland association of Eucalyptus leucoxylon and E. fasciculosa, with open shrubland of E. cosmophylla and E. baxteri over Allocasuarina muelleriana, Xanthorrhoea tateana and Melaleuca uncinata.[2] The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. p. 6. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Anon (1987). Conservation Parks of Kangaroo Island Management Plan (PDF). Adelaide: Department of Environment and Planning, South Australia. ISBN 0-7243-8983-0. 
  3. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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