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-[[Image:Murray River mouth SA.JPG|thumb|550px|right|Sandhills at the mouth of the Murray River adjacent to [[Coorong National Park]], South Australia, October 2006<br />Photo by {{user|Rose+Fletcher|Rose Fletcher}}]]+[[Image:Murray River mouth SA.JPG|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Rose+Fletcher|Rose Fletcher}}<br />Sandhills at the mouth of the Murray River adjacent to [[The Coorong|Coorong National Park]], South Australia, October 2006]]
==Overview== ==Overview==
South Australia is bordered in the west by [[Western Australia]], in the north by [[Northern Territory]], in the east by [[Queensland]], [[New South Wales]], and [[Victoria]], and in the south by the Southern Ocean. It is 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq. miles) in size, has 4800 kilometres of coastline with 100 islands, and is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories. South Australia is bordered in the west by [[Western Australia]], in the north by [[Northern Territory]], in the east by [[Queensland]], [[New South Wales]], and [[Victoria]], and in the south by the Southern Ocean. It is 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq. miles) in size, has 4800 kilometres of coastline with 100 islands, and is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories.
-[[Image:Below barrages at Goolwa.jpg|thumb|350px|right|[[Black Swan]]s, [[Australian Pelican]]s and egret, at the saltwater and tidal estuarine environment below the Barrages at Goolwa. The Barrages were built in the 1930s to hold back the tidal flow of salt water so as to keep the Lower Murray Lakes freshwater.<br />Photo by {{user|Rose+Fletcher|Rose Fletcher}}, September 2007]]+ 
 +[[Image:Below barrages at Goolwa.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Photo by {{user|Rose+Fletcher|Rose Fletcher}}<br />[[Black Swan]]s, [[Australian Pelican]]s and egret, at the saltwater and tidal estuarine environment below the Barrages at Goolwa. The Barrages were built in the 1930s to hold back the tidal flow of salt water so as to keep the Lower Murray Lakes freshwater, September 2007]]
==Birds== ==Birds==
===Notable Species=== ===Notable Species===
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===History and Use=== ===History and Use===
-[[Image:Granite Island Victor Harbor.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Shallow water between Victor Harbor and Granite Island at low tide, South Australia, December 2006<br />Photo by {{user|Rose+Fletcher|Rose Fletcher}}]] +[[Image:Granite Island Victor Harbor.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Photo by {{user|Rose+Fletcher|Rose Fletcher}}<br/>Shallow water between Victor Harbor and Granite Island at low tide, South Australia, December 2006]]
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===Areas of Interest=== ===Areas of Interest===
*Coongie Lakes National Park *Coongie Lakes National Park
-*[[Coorong National Park]]+*[[The Coorong|Coorong National Park]]
*Flinders Ranges National Park *Flinders Ranges National Park
*Innes National Park *Innes National Park
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*[http://www.southaustralia.com/uk/4705.aspx Wildlife in the Wild] *[http://www.southaustralia.com/uk/4705.aspx Wildlife in the Wild]
*[http://www.birdssa.asn.au/ Birds SA] *[http://www.birdssa.asn.au/ Birds SA]
-*[http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/index.html South Australia parks]+*[http://southaustralia.com/things-to-do/ideas-and-suggestions/parks-and-gardens South Australia parks]
*[http://www.thecoorong.com/map.html# Map of the Coorong] *[http://www.thecoorong.com/map.html# Map of the Coorong]

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Photo by Rose FletcherSandhills at the mouth of the Murray River adjacent to Coorong National Park, South Australia, October 2006
Photo by Rose Fletcher
Sandhills at the mouth of the Murray River adjacent to Coorong National Park, South Australia, October 2006

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[edit] Overview

South Australia is bordered in the west by Western Australia, in the north by Northern Territory, in the east by Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria, and in the south by the Southern Ocean. It is 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq. miles) in size, has 4800 kilometres of coastline with 100 islands, and is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories.

Photo by Rose FletcherBlack Swans, Australian Pelicans and egret, at the saltwater and tidal estuarine environment below the Barrages at Goolwa. The Barrages were built in the 1930s to hold back the tidal flow of salt water so as to keep the Lower Murray Lakes freshwater, September 2007
Photo by Rose Fletcher
Black Swans, Australian Pelicans and egret, at the saltwater and tidal estuarine environment below the Barrages at Goolwa. The Barrages were built in the 1930s to hold back the tidal flow of salt water so as to keep the Lower Murray Lakes freshwater, September 2007

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Birds you can see here include:

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Photo by Rose FletcherShallow water between Victor Harbor and Granite Island at low tide, South Australia, December 2006
Photo by Rose Fletcher
Shallow water between Victor Harbor and Granite Island at low tide, South Australia, December 2006

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[edit] Areas of Interest

  • Coongie Lakes National Park
  • Coorong National Park
  • Flinders Ranges National Park
  • Innes National Park
  • Lake Eyre National Park
  • Lake Torrens National Park
  • Murray River National Park Katarapko
  • Murray River National Park Lyrup Flats
  • Witjira National Park

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