SHARK BAYWORLD HER­ITAGE AREA

Food and Travel (Singapore) - - Special Feature -

Lo­cated on the west­ern­most point of the Aus­tralian con­ti­nent some 800 kilo­me­tres north of Perth is Shark Bay, a world her­itage site lo­cated in the Gas­coyne re­gion. Fea­tur­ing some of the largest and most di­verse sea grass beds in the world, Shark Bay is home to large pop­u­la­tions of dugongs and other threat­ened species like the hump­back whale, the green tur­tle and the whale shark. The Shark Bay World Her­itage Area cov­ers over 2.2 mil­lion hectares on the coast of West­ern Aus­tralia and is home to the Hamelin Pool Stro­ma­to­lites, the old­est liv­ing marine fos­sils on earth

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