Strzelecki Regional Reserve

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Strzelecki Regional Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Strzelecki Regional Reserve is located in South Australia
Strzelecki Regional Reserve
Strzelecki Regional Reserve
Nearest town or city Marree
Coordinates 28°53′01″S 139°48′10″E / 28.88361°S 139.80278°E / -28.88361; 139.80278Coordinates: 28°53′01″S 139°48′10″E / 28.88361°S 139.80278°E / -28.88361; 139.80278
Established 19 December 1991[1]
Area 8,104.26 km2 (3,129.1 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Footnotes Coordinates[2]
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Strzelecki Regional Reserve is a protected area located in South Australia about 493 kilometres (306 mi) north-east of Port Augusta. It includes the Strzelecki Desert and the dry Strzelecki Creek bed. The regional reserve can only accessed via the historic Strzelecki Track. It is partly located on land that was included on the List of Wetlands of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention under the name Coongie Lakes in 1987.[3] The regional reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2014. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Coongie Lakes Ramsar wetlands; a plan for wise use" (PDF). Department of Environment, Heritage & Aboriginal Affairs. 1999. p. 2. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 

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