Corner Inlet

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Corner Inlet

  • Country: 
    Australia
  • Site number: 
    261
  • Area: 
    67,186 ha
  • Designation date: 
    15-12-1982
  • Coordinates: 
    38°45'S 146°32'E
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Overview

Corner Inlet. 15/12/82; Victoria; 67,186 ha; 38°45'S 146°32'E. Marine and Wildlife Reserve; Shorebird Network Site. An outstanding example of the processes involved in barrier island formation, development of multiple beach ridges, lagoons and swamps, tidal creeks, deltas, and washovers. Of international importance for migratory waterbirds, the area regularly supports up to 29,000 waders, including 50% of the waders wintering in Victoria, and is important as a drought refuge. Internationally important numbers of numerous waterbird species occur. Several birds, mammals, and plants are rare or endangered. Human activities include large-scale port operations, commercial and recreational fishing, bait collection and general recreation. Ramsar site no. 261. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Victoria

  • National legal designation: 
    • marine and coastal park
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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