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Kakadu National Park, Australia

by WCC on April 27, 2012

in Australia

The Kakadu National Park  is located 171 km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia . The park is due to its unique flora and fauna as one of the most beautiful national parks in Australia. The Kakadu National Park is located in the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory of Australia. It covers an area of approximately 19 804 square kilometers and stretches almost 200 kilometers from north to south and 100 kilometers from east to west.

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Kakadu National Park

The Kakadu National Park was due to its outstanding natural and cultural values ​​in the list of UNESCO as well as world natural heritage as well as a world heritage site recorded. The park contains one of the finest and most extensive collections of rock art in the world – an indication of how long the connection has lasted the natives of this area. The park has magnificent scenery, from the wild and rugged sandstone flanks of the plateau over the vast forest areas to the vast wetlands. The national park also protects the entire catchment area of a large tropical river, the South Alligator River, and examples of all habitat types of the Top End of Australia.

The park is a cultural landscape, which lent the spiritual ancestors of the indigenous people during the time of creation form (Creation Era). They toured the country and created on their journey landforms, plants, animals and Bininj / Mungguy (natives). They taught the Bininj / Mungguy how they live and how they should cultivate the land. The park is now by its traditional owners, the Aborigines , and the staff of “Parks Australia” managed jointly. They aim to protect the interests of traditional owners to preserve the cultural heritage of the park and encourage visitors to the park to make use of its services and to enjoy his.

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Kakadu National Park Australia

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Kakadu National Park Australia

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