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Hincks Wilderness Protection Area

Hincks Wilderness Protection Area
South Australia
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Hincks Wilderness Protection Area is located in South Australia
Hincks Wilderness Protection Area
Nearest town or city Lock
Established 30 September 2004 (2004-09-30)[1]
Area 66.658 km2 (25.7 sq mi)[2]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Hincks Wilderness Protection Area is a protected area located about 87 kilometres (54 mi) north of Port Lincoln and 35 kilometres (22 mi) south east of Lock in South Australia. The wilderness protection area was proclaimed under the Wilderness Protection Act 1992 on 30 September 2004 on land excised from the Hincks Conservation Park. It is classified as an IUCN Category Ib protected area.[3][1][4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Wilderness Advisory Committee Annual Report 2012-13" (PDF). September 2013. p. 16.  
  2. ^ "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Search for feature SA0030643 (Hincks Wilderness Protection Area)". Geoscience Australia. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Mallee Parks of the Central Eyre Peninsula Management Plan" (PDF). Department of Environment and Heritage. 2007. p. 2. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
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