It is sacred country, and has a rich archaeological record. Nine sites found upon the Lake Jasper bed and margins, indicate camps were present prior to the formation of the lake some 4000 years ago. These sites were extremely significant to the understanding of the region’s Aboriginal settlement patterns.
The cultural significance and archaeological richness of the lake requires its conservation.
The Shannon and D’Entrecasteaux National Parks Management Plan 2012 notes that areas of high scenic quality such as Lake Jasper are of greatest concern in terms of visual landscape management and are the most sensitive to alteration.
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