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Carmichael, N (2007) Macquarie Island, its conservation and management. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 141 (1). pp. 11-17. ISSN 0080-4703

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Sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island, 12 785 ha in area, is part of the Australian state of Tasmania. It is managed by the Tasmanian Parks and
Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Australian Department of the Environment and Water Resources, as a World Heritage Area,
Nature Reserve, Biosphere Reserve and National Estate property. The reserve encompasses outstanding and unique geological values,
exceptional natural beauty, ahundant wildlife and internationally significant historic heritage. The island is surrounded by the Macquarie
Island Marine Park of 16 200 000 ha. Ihis paper outlines frameworks for the conservation and management ofits biota and environment
including its unique geology.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Carmichael, N
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 11-17
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 03:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:06
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