Lake Eyre National Park


Lake Eyre National Park

Infobox_protected_area_of_Australia | name = Lake Eyre National Park
iucn_category = Ia



caption =
locator_x = 164
locator_y = 130
nearest_town_or_city = Marree
coordinates = coord|28|40|08|S|137|31|26|E|region:AU-SA_type:landmark
area = 13,492.51 km²
established = 1985
visitation_num =
visitation_year =
managing_authorities = Department for Environment and Heritage
official_site = [http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/lakeeyre/ Lake Eyre National Park]

Lake Eyre National Park is located in South Australia (Australia), 697 km north of Adelaide. It contains Lake Eyre North and the Tirari Desert. [cite web|url = http://www.atn.com.au/sa/south/parks-h.htm|title = Outback National Parks South Australia (SA)|publisher = Australian Travel & Tourism Network Pty Limited| date = 2006| accessdate = 2008-06-23]

The park protects dry desert landscapes, the nations largest salt lake and the lowest point on the mainland.cite book |title=Discover Australia's National Parks |last=Hema Maps |first= |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1997 |publisher=Random House Australia |location=Milsons Point, New South Wales |isbn=1975992472 |pages=328]

Nearby on a peninsula in Lake Eyre North is the Elliot Price Conservation Park.

ee also

* Lake Eyre Basin
* Protected areas of South Australia

References

Links

* [http://www.parks.sa.gov.au/lakeeyre/index.htm National Park Website]


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