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]

Description[edit]

The conservation park has an area of 23 ha (57 acres) and is located in the locality of Seddon about 5.5 km (3.4 mi) south of the town of Parndana and 40 km (25 mi) south-west of Kingscote.[3] 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.[4]

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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. 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. ^ "Search result for "Seddon (Locality Bounded)" (Record no SA0058090 with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and "Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "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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