Becher Point, seen from near the Port Kennedy boat ramp
Becher Point is the southernmost point of Warnbro Sound in Port Kennedy in Western Australia. It was the site of multiple ship beachings. It is a reference point for the adjacent Ramsar Becher Point Wetlands that lie inland from the point. It offers significant conservation value. It has been identified as a site for assessing Holocene environment on the coastline. As a place name, Port Kennedy is the name of a locality that is found where Becher point is, however Port Kennedy is not a notable coastal feature.
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^"REMOVAL OF THE STEAMER GEORGETTE FROM BECHER POINT TO GARDEN ISLAND". The Herald. Fremantle, WA. 1 November 1873. p. 3. Retrieved 19 December 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
^"WESTERN AUSTRALIA". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 1 August 1878. p. 5. Retrieved 19 December 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
^Conservation Council of Western Australia (1991), National Estate values and significance of the Port Kennedy/Point Becher area of Western Australia : a submission to the Australian Heritage Commission, The Council, retrieved 19 December 2013
^Semeniuk, Christopher; Milne, L; Ladd, P; Semeniuk, V (2006), Pollen in the surface sediments of wetlands in the Becher Point area, southwestern Australia: a baseline for use in interpreting Holocene sequences, Department of Exploration Geophysics, retrieved 19 December 2013
^Murray and Hercock do not have a listing for Port Kennedy in Murray, Ian; Hercock, Marion; Murray, Ian; Hercock, Marion (2008), Where on the coast is that?, Hesperian Press, ISBN 978-0-85905-452-2, whereas Quality Publishing Australia (2007), Roads & tracks Western Australia (5th ed.), Quality Publishing Australia, ISBN 978-1-876723-35-4 chooses to identify Bridport Point 1km west, and omits Becher Point