Central Highlands (Tasmania)

Central Highlands (Tasmania)

Central Highlands (Tasmania)is a region in Tasmania where geographical and administrative boundaries closely coincide.

Geographical region

The mountains of Central Tasmania are mainly found in four different conservation reserves:

* Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park - in the western part
* Walls of Jerusalem National Park - in the central part
* Central Plateau Conservation Area in the eastern part

Administrative region

The Central Highlands Council incorporates most of the highland region.

Further reading

* Cullen, Philip J.(1995) "Land degradation on the Central Plateau, Tasmania : the legacy of 170 years of exploitation" Hobart, Tas. : Earth Science Section, Parks and Wildlife Service, Dept. of Environment and Land Management. ISBN 0724619305 Occasional paper (Tasmania. Parks and Wildlife Service) ; no. 34.
* Jetson, Tim.(1989) "The roof of Tasmania: a history of the Central Plateau" Launceston, Tas.: Pelion Press. ISBN 0731672143
* McKenny, Helen. (2000) "A guide to vegetation management issues in the Central Plateau region, Tasmania" Hobart, Tas. Dept. of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, ISBN 0724662383

External links

* http://www.tasmaniacentral.tas.gov.au/site/page.cfm - Tasmania Central Portal

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