Topaz Road National Park

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    Topaz Road National Park
    Queensland
    IUCN category II (national park)
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    Topaz Road National Park
    Coordinates 17°24′0″S145°41′59″E / 17.40000°S 145.69972°E / -17.40000; 145.69972 Coordinates: 17°24′0″S145°41′59″E / 17.40000°S 145.69972°E / -17.40000; 145.69972
    Established 1977
    Area 0.4 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
    Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
    See also Protected areas of Queensland

    Topaz Road is a national park in Far North Queensland, Australia, 1,348 km northwest of Brisbane. It covers an area of 0.4 km² [1] . According to the Queensland Government, "Topaz Road National Park protects remnant rainforest in the upper Johnstone River catchment. The park and nearby nature refuges form a network of protected areas that adjoin Wooroonooran National Park, providing habitat connectivity for a wide variety of Wet Tropics species." [2]

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    References

    1. Protection, jurisdiction=Queensland; sector=government; corporateName=Department of Environment and Heritage. "Topaz Road National Park — facts and maps". wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 2017-10-31.
    2. Racing, jurisdiction=Queensland; sector=government; corporateName=Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and. "Topaz Road National Park Management Statement 2013". www.npsr.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 2017-10-31.