Michaelmas Island Nature Reserve - WA

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DEG: -35.044784 118.042797
DMS: 35º 02' 41.22" S 118º 02' 34.06" E
UTM: 50 H 6121494mN 595107mE
Altitude: 98.73m


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The island is a nature reserve (declared in 1983) and managed by the Department of Parks and Wildlife; its reserve number is 30049. The island is also registered as a national estate. The island is 91.9 hectares (227 acres) in area.Michaelmas Island has steep rocky shores with submerged reefs all along its northern southern and eastern sides in depths up to 30 metres with large granite boulders. The faces are covered in a diverse range in corals and sponges and home to a wide variety of marine life. A whale chaser “Cheynes III” that was scuttled in 1982 is located off the western side of the island and is regarded highly as a diving site. Michaelmas Island is an important habitat for both resident and migratory birds. The habitat of these species is threatened by weed invasion such as Taylorina and feral animals such as rats.
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Closest Weather Station

Albany at 19/09:00am WST
Distance from Michaelmas Island Nature Reserve 14.84km W
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Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Michaelmas Island Nature Reserve 14.84km W
Mean Max. °C22.822.922.220.918.616.615.716.317.218.420.421.9
Mean Min. °C15.215.514.712.710.
Mean Rain mm24.022.738.568.9117.1133.2143.6126.0101.778.845.229.9

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