Caranbirini Conservation Reserve

Caranbirini Conservation Reserve is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Caranbirini Conservation Reserve
Northern Territory
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)[1]
Caranbirini Conservation Reserve is located in Northern Territory
Caranbirini Conservation Reserve
Caranbirini Conservation Reserve
Nearest town or cityDarwin
Coordinates16°16′33″S 136°05′28″E / 16.27583°S 136.09111°E / -16.27583; 136.09111Coordinates: 16°16′33″S 136°05′28″E / 16.27583°S 136.09111°E / -16.27583; 136.09111
Established1996[1]
Area1,142 hectares (2,822 acres)[1]
Managing authoritiesParks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory
See alsoProtected areas of the Northern Territory

It is situated approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of Borroloola and 705 kilometres (438 mi) south east of Darwin. The reserve can be accessed from the Carpentaria Highway.

The reserve contains a large number of habitats within a small area. Sandstone hills and ridges overlook woodlands and riverine vegetation surround a semi-permanent waterhole.[2]

See alsoEdit

Protected areas of the Northern Territory

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Terrestrial Protected Areas by Reserve Type in the Northern Territory (2012)". Department of Environment. 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Caranbirini Conservation Reserve". Explore Australia's Outback. Retrieved 1 April 2015.