- Cape Le Grand National Park
Cape Le Grand is a
national parkin Western Australia, 631km south-east of Perth and 56km east of Esperance. The park covers an area of 318 km² at "Coordinates": coord|33|56|49|S|122|09|20|E|type:landmark_region:AU
Established in 1966, the park is managed by the
Department of Environment and Conservation.
graniteshoreline and white sand beaches is a picturesque feature of the area. The park is a used for fishing, off-roading, tourism, and hiking.
Beaches within the Park include those at Lucky Bay, Rossiter Bay, Hellfire Bay, Le Grande Beach and Thistle Cove.
The islands and waters to the south of the park are known as the "Recherche Archipelago Nature Reserve", another protected area of the
Archipelago of the Rechercheand nearby coastal regions. The Cape Arid National Parkis located to the east.
The south-west area of the Park is dominated by rock outcrops of
gneissand granite. These form a distinctive chain of peaks including Mt Le Grand (345 m), Frenchman Peak (262 m) and Mississippi Hill (180 m).Further inland, the park is comprised mostly of heath-covered sandplain, interspersed with swampsand pools of freshwater.The sandplains support dense stands of banksias (" Banksia speciosa" and " Banksia pulchella"). [cite web|url=http://www.naturebase.net/component/option,com_hotproperty/task,view/id,107/Itemid,755//|title=Park Finder - Cape Le Grande National Park|year=2007|accessdate=2007-05-13]
Protected areas of Western Australia
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