Lake Warden system

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Lake Warden system

  • Country: 
    Australia
  • Site number: 
    485
  • Area: 
    2,300 ha
  • Designation date: 
    07-06-1990
  • Coordinates: 
    33°48'S 121°56'E
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Overview

Lake Warden system. 07/06/90; Western Australia; 2,300 ha; 33°48'S 121°56'E. Nature Reserve. A system of lakes and marshes of variable salinity set behind coastal dunes. The water regime varies from ephemeral to almost permanent with springs giving rise to shallow, brackish wetlands. An important area for waterbirds: swans, ducks and waders occur in large numbers. Plant communities consist of Samphire marsh with Halosarcia and Sarcocornia vegetation, with stabilized sand dunes supporting woodland. The site is popular for recreational activities -- water skiing, sailing, and horse riding. Ramsar site no. 485. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Western Australia

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
    • game reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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