Jervis Bay

28 April, 2010

  

Территория Джервис Бей ( Jervis Bay Territory, JBT)Территория Джервис Бей ( Jervis Bay Territory, JBT) - Located on the southeast coast of Australia, on the south shore of the bay Jervis, about 200 km south of Sydney.Jervis Bay Territory area is about 6677 hectare. the land was bought by the Australian Government in 1915 year, the state New South Wales, to the capital Канберра had access to the sea. Up 1989 Territory, the Jervis Bay was part of the Australian Capital Territory.

On the territory there are three small towns, total population of about 600 man. Ninety percent of people given the indigenous communities, including National Park and Botanical Garden. Currently, the Australian government leases these facilities have on the rights of Aboriginal co-management.

Tourism is the most important economic activity in the Jervis Bay Territory. More 750 thousands of tourists annually visit the National Park and Botanic Garden.
Jervis Bay is located between the northern and southern climatic zone of Australia, This creates an extremely rich and diverse range of wildlife species, both on land, and in the sea. range habitat include:

Vegetation is a mosaic of all kinds, including eucalypt forests,coastal scrub, wet and dry heathland and wetland.

The park is home to about 206 species of birds, 27 species of mammals, 15 species of amphibians, 23 vidareptily and 180 species of fish.

  

Jervis Bay Territory On is a naval base and commercial port of the capital.

 

 

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