Lake Frome Regional Reserve facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake Frome Regional Reserve
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.
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