- Numéro du site:480
- Superficie:125'000 ha
- Date d’inscription:07-06-1990
- Coordonnées:19°28'S 120°34'E
Eighty-mile Beach. 07/06/90; Western Australia; 125,000 ha; 19°31'S 120°40'E. A long section of coastline, extensive white sand beaches, tidal mudflats, with dunes and the most inland occurrence of mangroves in Western Australia. The site includes saltmarsh and a raised peat bog more than 7,000 years old. The area contains the most important wetland for waders in northwestern Australia, supporting up to 336,000 birds, and is especially important as a land fall for waders migrating south for the austral summer. The freshwater springs support unusual plant assemblages. Human activities include tourism and cattle grazing. Ramsar site no. 480. Most recent RIS information: 1998.
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- Date de dernière publication:01-01-1998