Limmen National Park
Limmen National Park, announced in 2012, is the third largest national park in the Northern Territory, after Judbarra / Gregory National Park, with an area of approximately 9,369 square kilometres (3,617 sq mi). Located about 600 km south-east of Darwin on the Gulf of Carpentaria, the park incorporates wetlands, sandstone structures and numerous rivers, including the Limmen Bight River from which the park takes its name. A major attraction in the park are the 'Lost Cities'—sandstone rock formations resembling tall apartment blocks.
|Limmen National Park|
Limmen National Park map
|Nearest town or city||Katherine|
|Established||26 June 2012|
|Area||9,369.26 km2 (3,617.5 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory|
|Website||Limmen National Park|
|See also||Protected areas of the Northern Territory|
- "CAPAD 2012 Northern Territory Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- La Canna, Xavier (16 March 2012). "Limmen National Park declared in NT". Ninemsn. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
- Hancock, David (21 March 2012). "Huge national park declared in Northern Territory". Australian Geographic. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- "Limmen National Park fact sheet" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
- La Canna, Xavier (2 August 2012). "NT's Limmen is finally a national park". The Australian. Retrieved 16 March 2013.