Kenneth Stirling Conservation Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKenneth Stirling Conservation Park
IUCN Category III (Natural Monument)
|Nearest town or city||Adelaide|
|Established||13 December 1990|
|Area||2.44 km2 (0.9 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water|
|Website||Kenneth Stirling Conservation Park|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
Kenneth Stirling Conservation Park is a protected area in the Australian state of South Australia consisting of five parcels of land located in the gazetted localities of Balhannah, Basket Range, Carey Gully, Forest Range and Mount George about 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the state capital of Adelaide.
It was named after Kenneth Stirling who was “a major donor to the preservation of native vegetation in South Australia.”
As of 2002, access to the conservation park for the purpose of mining exploration under the Mining Act 1971 was not permitted.
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