Mount Etna Caves National Park

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Mount Etna Caves National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Mt Etna Caves panorama.jpg
View from eastern summit.
Mount Etna Caves National Park is located in Queensland
Mount Etna Caves National Park
Mount Etna Caves National Park
Nearest town or cityRockhampton
Coordinates23°09′37″S 150°28′31″E / 23.16028°S 150.47528°E / -23.16028; 150.47528Coordinates: 23°09′37″S 150°28′31″E / 23.16028°S 150.47528°E / -23.16028; 150.47528
Established1994
Area4.78 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteMount Etna Caves National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Mount Etna Caves is a national park in Central Queensland, Australia, 544 km northwest of Brisbane. The park's caves are the roosting site for more than 80 percent of Australia's breeding population of little bent-wing bats, it is also one of the few places in Australia supporting a colony of the endangered Ghost Bat.[1]

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  1. ^ About Mount Etna Caves. Retrieved on 12 July 2013.