Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
|Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
The Twelve Apostles, located within the marine national park
|Nearest town or city||Port Campbell|
|Established||16 November 2002|
|Area||75 km2 (29.0 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Parks Victoria|
|Website||Twelve Apostles Marine National Park|
|See also||Protected areas of Victoria|
The Twelve Apostles Marine National Park is a protected marine national park located on the south-west coast of Victoria, Australia. The 7,500-hectare (19,000-acre) marine park is situated near Port Campbell and is named after the scenic The Twelve Apostles rock stacks, and contains the wreck of the clipper Loch Ard, wrecked on Mutton Bird Island in 1878. The marine park borders Port Campbell and Great Otway National Parks.
- Twelve Apostles Marine National Park and The Arches Marine Sanctuary management plan (pbk). Parks Victoria (PDF). Melbourne: Government of Victoria. July 2006. pp. 1, 5. ISBN 0-7311-8356-8. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
- "Twelve Apostles Marine National Park". Parks Victoria. Government of Victoria. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
- "Twelve Apostles Marine National Park and The Arches Marine Sanctuary" (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF). Government of Victoria. March 2004. Retrieved 24 February 2011.
- Plummer, A.; Morris, L.; Blake, S.; Ball, S. (September 2003). "Marine Natural Values Study: Victorian Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries" (PDF). Parks Victoria Technical Series (PDF). Government of Victoria. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
- "Marine National Parks and Marine Sanctuaries Boundary Coordinates" (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF). Government of Victoria. July 2013.
- "Twelve Apostles Marine National Park: Marine Natural Values Study Summary" (PDF). Parks Victoria and Deakin University (PDF). Government of Victoria.
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