Camooweal Caves National Park

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Camooweal Caves National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
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Camooweal Caves National Park
Camooweal Caves National Park is located in Queensland
Camooweal Caves National Park
Camooweal Caves National Park
Coordinates20°3′0″S 138°11′4″E / 20.05000°S 138.18444°E / -20.05000; 138.18444Coordinates: 20°3′0″S 138°11′4″E / 20.05000°S 138.18444°E / -20.05000; 138.18444
Established1988
Area138 km2 (53.3 sq mi)
WebsiteCamooweal Caves National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Camooweal Caves is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 15 km southeast of Camooweal and 1720 km northwest of Brisbane.[1]

Description[edit]

The national park consists of 13,800 hectares of eucalypt woodland, spinifex, wattle and Mitchell grass. Accessible to the public are two sinkholes that formed over 500 million years by water seepage through beds of dolomite. A picnic table is provided at Nowranie waterhole.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.
  2. ^ "Queensland Government National Parks, Sport and Racing". Archived from the original on 21 April 2016. Retrieved 7 April 2016.