Year 3 - National Parks

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Year 3 - National Parks

  1. 1. Cradle Mountain National Park By Georgie Nash
  2. 2. Cradle mountain <ul><li>Cradle Mountain Lake - St Clair National park is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (WHA). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Features <ul><li>Cradle Mountain is one of the most popular natural areas in Tasmania. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Things To Do <ul><li>Cradle Mountain has lots of things and activities for you to do there such as walks, boating, wildlife watching, talking shows and slide shows suitable for adults and children. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Park Management <ul><li>The park is managed by the Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Service. </li></ul><ul><li>Walks within park are managed by the Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Service. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Impact On The Visitors <ul><li>To lower the impacts of cars in the area parking is restricted and a very good bus service has been set up to take people to the start of walks and return them to their cars. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Climate <ul><li>The most stable time to come to Cradle Mountain is in late summer and autumn. The Cradle Mountain Lake - St Clair National park receives a lot of rain annually. Sleet, snow and driving winds can occur at any time of the year. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Location <ul><li>Cradle Mountain forms the northern end of the Tasmanian wilderness world heritage area. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How Many People Come Each Year <ul><li>More than 180, 000 visitors come through the park each year. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Flora <ul><li>Cushion Plant, Mountain Buzzy, Heart Berry, Buttercup, Pandani, Alpine Strawberry, Waratah, Mountain Bluebell, Pencil Pine, King William Pine, Christmas Bells, Bottlebrush, Small Snow Daisy, Tasmanian Cress, Dwarf Pine, Tasmania Snow Gum, Cider Gum, Buttongrass. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Capital City <ul><li>The closest capital city is Hobart. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Fauna <ul><li>Cradle Mountain National Park has lots of different animals. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bibliography <ul><li>http//www.parks.tas.gov.au/factsheets/ index.html. </li></ul><ul><li>http//www.nationalparks.nsw.gov. </li></ul><ul><li>http//www.australiannationalparks.com. </li></ul><ul><li>http//www.publicwork,cradlemountain17/7/07. </li></ul><ul><li>Photographs from Elizabeth Izatt. </li></ul>
  14. 14. THANK YOU <ul><li>Thank you for watching my Powerpoint. </li></ul>

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