Thursday, June 18, 2009

Tasmanian Wilderness, Australia

The Tasmanian Wilderness is a term that is sometimes used for the World Heritage Area in South West, Western and Central Tasmania, Australia.The World Heritage Area is one of the largest conservation areas in Australia, covering 13,800 km², or almost 20% of Tasmania.The area constitutes one of the last expanses of temperate wilderness in the world, including the renowned South West Wilderness.Remains found in limestone caves attest to the human occupation of the area for well over 20,000 years.


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