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Beatrice Islet Conservation Park, Nepean Bay, Kingscote, 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 7452
Place File No 3/09/071/0018
Statement of Significance
An offshore sandspit providing feeding and roosting habitat for seabirds.

(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 small area of higher sand on a large tidal sand spit extending from Cape Rouge. No vegetation exists on Beatrice Islet.
History Not Available
Condition and Integrity
The clearing of a boxthorn infestation resulted in serious erosion problems. To date subsequent attempts at revegetation have failed.
Location
About 10ha, 3km east of Kingscote in Nepean Bay.
Bibliography Not Available

Report Produced  Wed Oct 1 06:15:45 2014