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Rocky Cape National Park

Rocky Cape National Park is a national park on the North West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is located at a geographical headland and surrounds the town of Sisters Beach. It is located approximately 365 km by car northwest of State Capital Hobart.

Rocky Cape National Park
Tasmania
IUCN category II (national park)
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Rocky Cape, 2009
Nearest town or cityBurnie
Coordinates40°53′59″S 145°32′9″E / 40.89972°S 145.53583°E / -40.89972; 145.53583Coordinates: 40°53′59″S 145°32′9″E / 40.89972°S 145.53583°E / -40.89972; 145.53583
Established1967
Area30.64 km2 (11.8 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesTasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteRocky Cape National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Tasmania

Evidence of Aboriginal occupation dating from 8000 years ago was found by Rhys Jones in the 1960s. The Rocky Cape Lighthouse was erected in 1968.

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