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Cape Hart Conservation Park, Cape Hart Rd, Cape Hart via Penneshaw, SA, Australia

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List Register of the National Estate (Non-statutory archive)
Class Natural
Legal Status Registered (21/10/1980)
Place ID 7419
Place File No 3/09/070/0004
Statement of Significance
This park was dedicated because it is representative of the coastal vegetation and soils of the southern part of the eastern area of Kangaroo Island, which varies from the western part in these aspects. Tammar wallabies and Kangaroo Island kangaroos are present in the Park. Australian sea-lions frequent the coastline.

(The Commission is in the process of developing and/or upgrading official statements for places listed prior to 1991. The above data was mainly provided by the nominator and has not yet been revised by the Commission.)
Official Values Not Available
Description
a coastal plateau featuring cliffs dropping down to a Boulder strewn beach. Vegetation features EUCALYPTUS FASCICULOSA open forest, open scrub of E. COSMOPHYLLA, E. BAXTERI and E. DIVERSIFOLIA with heath understoreys, and a coastal shrubland complex on the Cliffs.
History Not Available
Condition and Integrity
Minimally disturbed natural vegetation, surrounded by disturbed natural vegetation and ocean.
Location
About 311ha, 15km south-east of Penneshaw off Cape Hart Road.
Bibliography
SLIDES OF CAPE HART CONSERVATION PARK REFERENCES: (1) LAUT, P. ET AL
(1977) ENVIRONMENTS OF SOUTH AUST (2) MARGULES,C. (1978) THE STATUS OF
RARE PLANT ALLIANCES, BIRDS (3) RIDE, W. (1970) A GUIDE TO THE NATIVE
MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA

Report Produced  Tue Sep 2 06:10:19 2014