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Ngarkat, Parilla, Parrakie and Pinnaroo, South Australia
Looking north near Tym's Lookout, showing the effects of a past bushfire
|Nearest town or city||Keith, Lameroo & Pinnaroo|
|Established||13 September 1979|
|Area||2,666.23 km2 (1,029.4 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Department for Environment and Water|
|Website||Ngarkat Conservation Park|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
The conservation park was proclaimed in 1979 "to conserve the mallee heath habitat of the 90 Mile Desert". On 27 May 2004, the following conservation parks which adjoined the boundaries of the Ngarkat Conservation Park were incorporated into the conservation park and then abolished - Mount Rescue Conservation Park, Mount Shaugh Conservation Park and Scorpion Springs Conservation Park.
The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category Ia protected area.
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