Troubridge Island Conservation Park

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Troubridge Island Conservation Park
South Australia
Troubridge Island Lighthouse.jpg
Troubridge Island Lighthouse
Troubridge Island Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Troubridge Island Conservation Park
Troubridge Island Conservation Park
Nearest town or city Edithburgh
Coordinates 35°7′4″S 137°49′38″E / 35.11778°S 137.82722°E / -35.11778; 137.82722Coordinates: 35°7′4″S 137°49′38″E / 35.11778°S 137.82722°E / -35.11778; 137.82722
Established 16 December 1982[1]
Area 2.59 km2 (1.0 sq mi)[1]
Visitation estimated 350-400 (in 2009)[2]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Website Troubridge Island Conservation Park
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Troubridge Island Conservation Park is a protected area includes all of Troubridge Island and some adjoining waters about 8 kilometres (5.0 miles) East-southeast of Edithburgh in South Australia and about 74 kilometres (46 miles) southwest of Adelaide. The park was proclaimed in 1982 under National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 ‘to conserve sea-bird rookeries and to preserve heritage values of a lighthouse and associated keepers’ cottages’. In 1986 the park was extended to include an area of intertidal waters around the island. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b c "CAPAD 2012 South Australia Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  2. ^ DEH, 2009, page 29
  3. ^ DEH, 2009, pages 1-2

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