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Kakadu National Park - Northern Territory, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust
S 12° 49.290 E 131° 58.319
52L E 822645 N 8580745
Quick Description: Kakadu National Park is a huge area of great natural diversity and cultural wealth.
Location: Northern Territory, Australia
Date Posted: 12/4/2014 4:55:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMN0T5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 3

Long Description:
Kakadu National Park in Alligators Rivers Region in the Northern Territory of Australia is about 7600 square miles large. It has many different landscape types such as tidal flats, flood plains, hills and rocky country. Accordingly, the number of different plant and animal species is very high.
The region has been inhabited by Aboriginal people for at least 20,000 years and possibly even much longer. Accordingly, the region is of great cultural significance, for example at the over 5,000 rock art sites.
The region is protected as a national park since 1999.

Source and more information: (visit link)
Name of Source Book: 1000 Places to See Before You Die - First Edition

Page Location in Source Book: 520

Type of Waymark: Nature Park

Location of Coordinates: Entrance on Arnhem Highway

Cost of Admission (Parks, Museums, etc.): 25.00 (listed in local currency)

List Available Hours, Dates, Season:
always accessible, but in the wet season, large parts a flooded and some roads become impassable

Official Tourism Website: [Web Link]

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