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8    Kakadu National Park(Australia)

A site of natural and heritagesignificance

Chris Ryan

The rock paintings of this region ... represent the world's longest continuing tradition of this art form... It is a record of encyclopaedic magnitude (Chaloupka, 1983, pp. 4–5).

Geese were there in millions, landing, taking off and just paddling around sticking their heads into the water. The din of their squawking was almost deafening (Cole, 1988, p. 257)

Keywords: Kakadu Northern Australia National Park Aboriginal Rock Art Tourism Management

Location grid reference: 14°S 133°E

World Heritage List inclusion date: 1992

Summary

The unique biosystem of Kakadu National Park is currently the subject of intense conservation efforts. It was established as ...

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