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Lake Frome Regional Reserve
South Australia
IUCN Category VI (Managed Resource Protected Area)
Nearest town or city Hawker
Established 19 December 1991
Area 2,582.40 km2 (997.1 sq mi)
Managing authorities Department for Environment and Water
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Lake Frome Regional Reserve is a protected area located in the Australian state of South Australia about 750 kilometres (470 mi) north-east of the state capital of Adelaide and which covers the full extent of Lake Frome, an endorheic lake. It has an area of 2,582.40 square kilometres (997.07 sq mi). It was proclaimed on 19 December 1991 for the following purposes and uses:

…to extend the conservation management of the adjoining Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park. It conserves a large arid salt lake system that is of regional geological significance. The dominant land use of the reserve is biological and cultural conservation.

The regional reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area. Since 2013, it has been located within the boundaries of the gazetted locality of Lake Frome

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