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 Namadgi National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Namadgi National Park is located in the southwestern part of the Australian Capital Territory, bordering Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales.
Namadgi is the Aboriginal word for the mountains situated to the southwest of Canberra.
The park protects part of the northern end of the Australian Alps with its spectacular granite mountains.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Namadgi_National_Park   (218 words)

  
 Kosciuszko National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The park is contiguous with the Alpine National Park in Victoria to the south, and the Namadgi National Park in the Australian Capital Territory to the east.
Kosciuszko is a national park in New South Wales (Australia), 354 km southwest of Sydney.
Around the National Park there is a wide variety of historic Alpine hut.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kosciuszko_National_Park   (337 words)

  
 The Parks: Australian Alps national parks
The park is approximately 150 kilometres in length, running from the Victorian border to the west of the ACT's Namadgi National Park.
It is along the NSW-ACT border next to Namadgi National Park.
Namadgi National Park: Australian Capital Territory 105 900 ha
www.australianalps.deh.gov.au /parks/index.html   (533 words)

  
 National park campgrounds
Olympic National Park occupies the center of the Olympic Peninsula, and boasts spectacular mountain wonderlands, dense rain forests, sweeping vistas,...
National park campgrounds are ideal for those seeking spectacular scenery and...
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 » Namadgi National Park :: Australia Travel Destinations :: Australia Travel Guide
Being at the northern-most reaches of the alpine environment, Namadgi National Park is the crossroads for a range of plant communities from alpine, inland tablelands and coastal environments.
Namadgi National Park, proclaimed in 1984 and over 106,000 hectares, is partly situated in the Australian Alps.
Mountains in Namadgi National Park, distinguished by their bold outcrops of granite, are a great importance to the local aboriginal people.
australia.traveltoworld.com /australia-travel-guide/95/namadgi-national-park   (940 words)

  
 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, ACT travel guide - Australia
Namadgi National Park is situated just south of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.
Namadgi has a wide variety of flora and fauna in habitats ranging from grassy green valleys to stunning mountains shrouded with snow gums and bold granite outcrops.
The park sits on the northern end of the Australian Alps with snowfalls likely in the winter months, mainly on the higher areas of the Brindabella and Bimberi Ranges.
www.atn.com.au /nsw/south/parks-a.htm   (289 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Australian Capital Territory
Namadgi National Park is located in the southwestern part of the Australian Capital Territory, bordering Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales.
Tidbinbilla Locality Map Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, on the fringe of Namadgi National Park, is a short drive from the city of Canberra, Australia.
There are a large range of mountains, rivers and creeks in the Namadgi National Park.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Australian-Capital-Territory   (3787 words)

  
 Namadgi National Park
The Namadgi National Park covers 106,000 ha—around 45 per cent of the land area of the Australian Capital Territory.
www.australiagazetteer.com /act/canberraandenvirons/article11670.asp   (38 words)

  
 A New Realm Media Production I Australian National Parks
Being at the northern-most reaches of the alpine environment, Namadgi National Park is the crossroads for a range of plant communities from alpine, inland tablelands and coastal environments.
Mountains in Namadgi National Park, distinguished by their bold outcrops of granite, are of great importance to the local Aboriginal people.
Notes on the Park's 160km of marked walking tracks can be found in the Namadgi National Park ' Map and Guide'.
www.ciaodarling.com /australiannationalparks/victoria/namadgi   (1349 words)

  
 namadgi national park
ACT National Parks Namadgi National Park is situated just south of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.
Environment ACT - Namadgi National Park Namadgi National Park is the most northern of the Australian Alps national parks.
Australia National Parks - Australian Capital Territory Namadgi Namadgi National Park is situated just south of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.
www.national-park-index.com /namadgi-national-park.htm   (570 words)

  
 Searchresult for history of brindabella national parks
Park, NSW’s Kosciuszko and Brindabella National Parks, and Victoria’s Alpine and Snowy River...
National Park Index is your portal for National Park information on the internet Your Gateway for National Park Information on the...
Brindabella National Park : New South Wales 12 050...
www.protac.com.tw /history-of-brindabella-national-parks-7122.htm   (220 words)

  
 history.html
Namadgi Conservation work was carried out on ACT Forests and Franks Huts and a survey of all the huts in Namadgi National Park was undertaken.
The huts in Namadgi National Park in the ACT came under the umbrella of KHA with the appointment of a Huts Maintenance Officer (HMO).
National Parks and Wildlife Foundation gave a grant of $3000 towards conservation studies and KHA contributed to the first symposium on the Cultural Heritage of the Australian Alps.
www.kosciuskohuts.org.au /history.html   (2295 words)

  
 Namadgi National Park
A rockshelter at Birrigai, just north of Namadgi National Park, contains evidence that Aboriginal people were living in the region during the last ice age 21 000 years ago.
To the south-west the park joins Kosciuszko National Park and the Bimberi and Scabby Range nature reserves with Brindabella National Park on the north-eastern border.
Until the 2003 fires, the wetlands of Namadgi were in pristine condition and amongst the finest examples of this community type on the Australian mainland.
www.australianalps.deh.gov.au /parks/namadgi.html   (1301 words)

  
 AustralianNationalParks.com Brindabella National Park
Proclaimed in April 1996, the 12,050 hectare park lies north-west of the NSW-ACT border abutting Namadgi National Park.
The importance of the area is enhanced by the protected lands of the Cotter Catchment in the ACT and the Kosciuszko National Park to the immediate south and west.
The national park aims to provide protection for the conservation of many species of flora and fauna.
www.australiannationalparks.com /newsouthwales/brindabella   (254 words)

  
 Brumby Watch Australia - Namadgi National Park - Brumbies ________________
NAMADGI National Park has more than enough to contend with without the additional burden of hungry horses moving in from Kosciuszko National Park.
Neither Namadgi nor the ACT Government would be in this position if the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service had been allowed to maintain its policy of shooting feral horses.
ACT Environment Minister Jon Stanhope (Labor Party) has opened a can of worms when he announced that he had ordered his department 'Environment ACT' to stop any brumbies from entering into the Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
www.brumbywatchaustralia.com /ACTbrumbies.htm   (1613 words)

  
 Thunderstone's Webinator: Forests.org -- Forest Conservation Search: parks
Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation ; Milton, P (chairman) Namadgi National Park Canberra, AGPS, Sep 1986 : ISBN 0644053674 : xv, 44+p This inquiry was established to...
Namadgi is one of the chain of reserves which form the Australian Alpine Park.
The National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 provides for the establishment of parks and reserves over areas of land or sea where constitutionally there is a basis for Commonwealth interest.
pandora.nla.gov.au /parchive/2001/Z2001-Feb-28/forests.org/cgi-bin/texis.exe/webinator/forestmain/index3319.html   (396 words)

  
 ACT residents prepare to evacuate - theage.com.au
Fire authorities urged Canberra residents on Friday living close to Namadgi National Park to prepare to evacuate their homes as nightmare conditions threaten to further fan bushfires this weekend.
The fire crisis in the ACT has led to the public being banned from all ACT forests until further notice while the northern area of the Namadgi National Park was also closed.
Two hundred firefighters arrived from NSW last night to bolster fire fighting ranks in the national capital but they were quickly frustrated when a bridge into the national park collapsed, delaying attempts to backburn overnight in the rugged bushland.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2003/01/17/1042520775367.html   (424 words)

  
 ACT. Australian Capital territory, Canberra, Attractions
Namadgi National Park covers almost 50% of the Australian Capital Territory and is located only 22 miles south of Canberra.
The whole southwestern area of the Australian Capital Territory is occupied by the Namadgi National Park.
The Namadgi National Park and the Tidinbilla Nature Reserve are close to Canberra making this area a favorite for hikers.
www.clickforaustralia.com /ACT   (639 words)

  
 Australian National Parks in New South Wales including Mount Kosciuszko National Park
The park is approximately 150 kilometres in long, running from the Victorian border to the west of the Namadgi National Park.
Namadgi National Park: Is 105,900 hectares, making up more than half of the Australian Capital Territory.
Kosciuszko National Park Kosciuszko is one of the most known and appreciated national parks in Australia, attracting some 3,000,000 visitors each year.
www.asiacarhire.com /National_Parks/NewSouthWales.htm   (340 words)

  
 Canberra: Namadgi National Park
Part of the park borders the mountainous Kosciuszko National Park in NSW's Snowy Mountains.
Namadgi takes up all the bits of the ACT that Canberra doesn't; that is, most of the southwest.
There are seven peaks over 1600m (5248ft) in the park, and some of the bushwalking is downright challenging.
digilander.libero.it /alicemanuele/en/Info/MeteInteressanti/Canberra/Namadgi.html   (149 words)

  
 (GCGNBJ) The Valley by Panic!
Namadgi National Park was created with the intention of preserving some rare habitats and animals that live there.
This cache was placed in Namadgi national Park only after seeking permission in writing to do so.
It should also be noted that as this is a national park you can not take your animals, although they do allow children.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GCGNBJ   (1403 words)

  
 AusEmade: ACT Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory
Making up more than half of the Australian Capital Territory and covering 105,900 hectares is the Namadgi National Park.
AusEmade: ACT Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory
The north-west section of the park lies to the south of Canberra’s outlying suburbs, whilst the south-west area joins the Kosciuszko National Park, the Bimberi and Scabby Range nature reserves and with Brindabella on the north-eastern border.
www.ausemade.com.au /act/destination/n/namadginp.htm   (401 words)

  
 Alpine National Park, Legends Wine and High Country
It extends east from Mansfield (see Lake Eildon) by way of the Central Highlands and the Victorian Alps to the borders of New South Wales, where it joins up with Kosciusko National Park (NSW) and Namadgi National Park (ACT).
In the north of Wonnangatta-Moroka National Park are the high peaks of the Victorian Alps, a watershed for the rivers and streams which have carved deep valleys and gorges from the plateau.
This national park was established in 1989-90 by the amalgamation of three existing national parks (Bogong N.P., Cobberas-Tingaringy N.P. and Wonnangatta-Moroka N.P.) and other reserves, making it the third largest national park in Victoria.
www.planetware.com /australia/victoria/legends-wine-and-high-country/alpine-national-park-aus-vic-anp.htm   (273 words)

  
 Royal Australia
The Namadgi National Park incorporates the Gudgenby Nature Reserve and a substantial part of the Cotter River Valley.
The Namadgi National Park covers about 40 per cent of the ACT.
It reaches to the border of the NSW Kosciusko National Park, and together with parks in Victoria, is part of a series of reserves which protect most of Australia's alpine and sub-alpine areas.
www.23fieldregiment.org /reserves.html   (126 words)

  
 National Parks Association of the Australian Capital Territory Inc.
This goal was substantially achieved in 1984 when Namadgi National Park was created in 1984.
The NPA was established in 1960 with the specific objective of establishing a national park for the national capital.
Today the association continues to work for its objectives of promoting National Parks and of protecting fauna and flora, scenery and natural features and cultural heritage in the ACT and elsewhere.
www.actco.org.au /nationalparksassociationoftheaustraliancapitalterritoryinc   (224 words)

  
 Travel Search Engine Directory - Travelhops.com
Namadgi National Park covers the mountainous area of the south western section of the ACT.
Overview of the Alps National Parks and the cooperative arrangements for their management.
Also links to the National Parks of ACT, NSW and Victoria.
www.travelhops.com.au /displayresults.asp?Categories=National%20Park%20/%20Beach&Location=&State=Australian%20Capital%20Territory&Country=Australia   (150 words)

  
 Wild Horses Damaging Australian Alps
Authorities eradicated a population of several hundred wild horses from Namadgi National Park in 1987.
But herds large and small are running roughshod over the alps' fragile alpine environment, say authorities who are trying to remove the beloved steeds from national parks.
Brett McNamara, the manager of Namadgi, bemoans the traveling horses' lack of respect for state borders and their impact on the upper reaches of the watershed catchments.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2005/01/0131_050131_wildhorses.html   (550 words)

  
 National park blaze almost under control » ABC Canberra » Local News
Firefighters who have been battling a blaze in the Namadgi National Park are beginning to mop up.
The blaze has burnt out 250 hectares, with authorities at the Namadgi National Park expected to take over control of the fire tomorrow.
National park blaze almost under control » ABC Canberra » Local News
www.abc.net.au/cgi-bin/common/printfriendly.pl?http://www.abc.net.au/act/news/200405/s1114046.htm   (151 words)

  
 Weather Downunder - Kosciuszko National Park Fire Facts Summary
Large bushfires continue to burn in the Namadgi National Park West of Michelago, North West of Bredbo and North of Shannons Flat and Yaouk.
Firebreaks were established along the ACT Border and across part of the Southern section of Namadgi National Park in the past two days.
Cooma Fire control has completed a 15 kilometre backburn overnight along the Clear Range west of Michelago on the western side of the Murrumbidgee in Namadgi National Park.
www.weatherdownunder.net /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=14   (1467 words)

  
 thehuts.html
In Namadgi National Park, Brayshaws and Westermans homesteads are a short walk off the Boboyan Road in the ACT, near to the southern border with NSW.
Currently the KHA has four HMOs, North Kosciusko, South Kosciusko, Geehi Region of Kosciusko and Namadgi National Park.
The National Parks we operate in, also assign staff to the role of Huts Liaison Officers, allowing for a single point of contact for the KHA.
www.kosciuskohuts.org.au /thehuts.html   (703 words)

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