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Nepean Bay Conservation Park, Western Cove Rd, Nepean Bay via Kingscote, SA, Australia

Photographs None
List Register of the National Estate (Non-statutory archive)
Class Natural
Legal Status Registered (21/10/1980)
Place ID 7444
Place File No 3/09/071/0011
Statement of Significance
A small coastal strip with dense vegetation representative of the original vegetation of the region and protecting a coastal dune from erosion. Tammar wallabies (MACROPUS EUGENII) are common in the area.

(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
Small reserve of dense coastal vegetation occupying a dune situation, principal species include MELALEUCA HALMATURORUM, ACACIA SOPHORAE and LEUCOPOGON PARVIFLORUS.
History Not Available
Condition and Integrity
The Reserve is in good condition, however the small size of the Reserve makes it vulnerable to disturbance.
Location
About 30ha, 8km south of Kingscote off Wester Cove Road Nepean Bay.
Bibliography
ATTACHMENTS: (1) MAP SHOWING LOCATION AND CADASTRAL INFORMATION
REFERENCES: (1) SPECHT, R.L. ET AL (1974) CONSERVATION OF MAJOR PLANT
COMMUNITIES IN AUSTRALIA AND PAPUA NEW GUINEA (AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF
BOTANY) (2) LAUT, P. ET AL (1977) ENVIRONMENTS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA:
PROVINCE 3 MT. LOFTY BLOCK (C.S.I.R.O., AUSTRALIA) (3) BLACK, J.M.
(1960) FLORA OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA (GOVERNMENT PRINTER, ADELAIDE).

Report Produced  Mon Sep 1 18:45:25 2014