Spring-fed limestone ponds, sinkholes and crater lakes – Limestone Coast, South Australia
Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park is recognised as wetland of international significance under the Ramsar Convention. The Piccaninnie Ponds’ dramatic features have been formed over thousands of years by freshwater rising through limestone to the surface. The Chasm and The Cathedral, with its fantastic white walls of sculptured and scalloped limestone, offer a spectacular experiences even for seasoned divers. Back on land you’ll see freshwater springs bubbling up onto the sand and spot the several species of birds and shellfish native to the area.
Freshwater Ecoregion of the World : #809 Bass Strait Drainages
Major Habitat Type: temperate coastal rivers
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