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IBRA subregion 2005 wetland system extents

Definition of IBRA subregion

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

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2005 wetland system extent by IBRA subregion metadata
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IBRA subregion Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by system Total
wetland area
(ha)
artificial and highly modified intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (natural) intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (slightly modified natural) lacustrine (natural) lacustrine (slightly modified natural) palustrine (natural) palustrine (slightly modified natural) riverine
Total 172,991,370 290,885 1,129,899 3,872 514,443 36,966 2,832,969 79,304 2,437,594 7,325,933
Alice Tableland 2,866,760 388 19,289 109 42,205 424 25,479 87,895
Anakie Inlier 382,284 567 82 104 9 3,301 4,063
Arcadia 715,288 1,893 2,969 602 2,653 258 5,543 13,917
Armraynald Plains 1,589,437 792 1,451 22 444 34,769 726 54,453 92,658
Atherton 177,037 1,726 147 4 365 183 813 3,238
Banana-Auburn Ranges 1,547,555 4,019 3 125 76 14,687 18,909
Barakula 1,301,712 542 1,009 558 646 61 5,636 8,451
Barkly Tableland 2,180,778 165 82 17,483 151 29,498 47,378
Basalt Downs 1,274,731 17,282 319 231 14 11,339 29,185
Battle Camp Sandstones 504,409 6 1,211 769 4,940 6,926
Bellenden Ker-Lamb 271,062 2,370 100 6 < 1 771 914 4,162
Belyando Downs 1,772,127 4,307 1,688 5,510 580 23,449 35,534
Beucazon Hills 95,821 124 67 101 3,658 3,950
Bogie River Hills 1,054,392 3,238 2,786 57 259 292 585 28,092 35,308
Boomer Range 220,541 148 19 10 16 1,503 1,697
Brisbane-Barambah Volcanics 806,778 14,095 8 297 14 11,088 25,502
Broken River 3,309,590 5,484 874 628 5,929 136 130,734 143,784
Buckland Basalts 281,306 1 2 116 1,048 1,166
Bulloo 619,009 10 18,727 110,360 3 5,496 134,595
Bulloo Dunefields 1,077,224 55 22,968 44 24,320 30 2,629 50,045
Burnett-Curtis Coastal Lowlands 700,181 6,394 16,918 17 13 1,394 26,894 636 10,693 62,959
Burnett-Curtis Hills and Ranges 962,583 8,714 17,086 8 2,061 3,347 148 13,642 45,006
Burringbar-Conondale Ranges 535,416 9,999 216 4 192 2,052 139 6,840 19,442
Byfield 127,697 17 204 2,711 < 1 3,443 6,375
Callide Creek Downs 301,303 1,270 25 2 676 56 2,017 4,045
Cape-Campaspe Plains 1,007,026 581 696 165 4,657 401 36,887 43,388
Cape River Hills 747,993 23,147 11 69 382 10 17,028 40,646
Cape York-Torres Strait 94,367 92 26,360 2 784 815 28,052
Carnarvon Ranges 2,263,686 147 755 208 685 33 6,106 7,933
Castlereagh-Barwon 292,740 9,563 197 620 3,084 827 9,380 23,671
Central Downs 9,378,817 2,829 1,370 5,086 61 23,736 33,082
Claraville Plains 3,738,013 156 12 70,656 466 53,294 124,584
Clarke-Connors Ranges 631,985 1,658 71 < 1 87 6 5,102 6,923
Claude River Downs 1,026,214 778 90 321 544 26 9,821 11,580
Coastal Plains 284,780 61,669 22,994 350 85,013
Coen-Yambo Inlier 2,312,126 181 14,265 12 4 6,302 28,633 49,398
Coongie 5,444 41 53 884 978
Cooper-Diamantina Plains 3,437,745 66 76,959 5 995,499 35 70,351 1,142,915
Coral Sea 17,167 0
Culgoa-Bokhara 420,365 25,706 9 107 1,932 453 7,803 36,010
Cuttaburra-Paroo 644,091 35 18,297 4 52,514 529 599 71,978
Daintree-Bloomfield 357,932 56 5,308 12 30 2,651 1 3,148 11,207
Dawson River Downs 982,807 4,052 145 665 2,825 794 5,748 14,229
Debella 80,964 3,737 3,924 < 1 224 54 1,975 9,914
Diamantina-Eyre 1,212,761 4 21,572 < 1 318,732 18 52,216 392,542
Dieri 259,127 1 5,384 2,772 1,124 9,281
Donors Plateau 2,449,964 2,082 9,239 302 816 21,107 173 55,845 89,562
Doomadgee Plains 1,684,677 54 534 18 22,766 6 18,634 42,012
Dulacca Downs 162,442 380 157 10 17 104 667
Eastern Darling Downs 1,697,945 10,423 66 392 1,876 466 6,270 19,493
Eastern Mulga Plains 1,563,269 453 405 179 13,140 146 404 14,727
Georgetown-Croydon 1,041,407 826 352 340 38 23,859 25,416
Georgina Limestone 1,437,909 170 516 43 9,141 8,515 18,385
Gilberton Plateau 1,403,937 198 782 15 2,349 120 12,109 15,573
Goneaway Tablelands 5,182,219 291 6,545 152 17,844 41 205,727 230,602
Great Sandy 356,502 84 9,805 3,069 9 39,140 12 1,276 53,396
Gympie Block 859,020 3,939 151 43 1,203 131 22,075 27,542
Herbert 220,920 603 14,464 2 16 7,081 759 10,491 33,416
Herberton-Wairuna 661,771 902 2,668 165 3,000 386 19,618 26,739
Hodgkinson Basin 1,607,221 1,911 3,812 460 3 31,394 37,579
Holroyd Plain-Red Plateau 2,208,468 244 149 45 14,549 199 49,561 64,747
Inglewood Sandstones 1,219,008 3,442 208 4 535 42 3,500 7,731
Innisfail 195,200 2,030 9,175 179 13 12,426 36 3,253 27,111
Isaac-Comet Downs 2,693,397 10,541 316 1,988 8,642 1,396 43,681 66,564
Jardine-Pascoe Sandstones 1,444,223 4 40,359 3,600 57,777 4,836 106,577
Jericho 1,486,926 410 104 2,470 42 11,338 14,364
Karumba Plains 1,057,366 44 477,655 1,230 17 25,854 67 6,768 511,635
Kidston 2,929,528 1,319 264 484 3,461 9 67,711 73,247
Kirrama-Hinchinbrook 257,594 1,474 < 1 < 1 205 1,568 3,247
Kynuna Plateau 2,293,311 480 173 747 64 35,988 37,452
Lake Pure 984,217 4 12,921 11 10,894 725 24,555
Langlo Plains 1,290,484 102 51 7,701 6,908 14,762
Laura Lowlands 1,791,228 49 9,070 124 16 35,356 14 18,907 63,536
Macalister 112,652 444 23 361 39 1,644 2,510
Manifold 67,885 13 8,335 7 6,821 858 4,366 20,400
Marlborough Plains 1,250,611 9,968 137,435 937 593 583 9,884 37,404 17,927 214,731
McArthur 589,180 1 1,428 9,984 11,413
Mitchell-Gilbert Fans 5,262,816 349 7,905 1,619 64 101,998 275 233,591 345,802
Moonie-Barwon Interfluve 689,476 3,366 0 136 364 176 1,604 5,646
Moonie-Commoron Floodout 750,661 2,241 44 814 229 1,494 4,822
Moreton Basin 784,969 4,868 82 8 548 3,751 505 12,306 22,067
Mount Isa 4,641,852 5,137 1,816 73 108,551 115,577
Mount Morgan Ranges 1,275,970 4,108 96 131 2,472 722 250 7,266 15,044
Nandewar Northern Complex 629,160 4,076 71 2 11,712 15,861
Narrandool 16,503 393 7 400
Nebine Plains 1,207,864 64 2,066 74 66,825 1,755 591 71,375
Nebo-Connors Ranges 449,269 145 10 170 33 9,408 9,765
Noccundra Slopes 1,798,759 112 949 2 11,008 15,841 27,912
North Eastern Plains 660,369 259 516 55 1,166 397 11,396 13,790
Northern Bowen Basin 1,316,957 3,725 399 1,152 1,046 71 27,093 33,485
Northern Downs 435,263 218 38 177 7 6,462 6,902
Northern Holroyd Plain 2,464,074 39 1,560 < 1 86,982 14,928 103,510
Northern Uplands 1,147,549 153 22 97 3,865 4,137
Paluma-Seaview 233,751 249 < 1 37 1,568 1,855
Prairie-Torrens Creeks Alluvials 1,580,384 401 900 155 4,810 123 12,757 19,144
Proserpine-Sarina Lowlands 466,498 3,531 37,817 58 13 83 15,373 3,307 9,765 69,947
Scenic Rim 229,099 684 < 1 13 < 1 2,611 3,309
Simpson Desert 1,962,618 32,321 7,602 12 326 40,260
South Burnett 563,866 1,820 145 307 28 3,066 5,365
South Drummond Basin 1,009,244 658 35 269 960 112 9,284 11,318
Southern Downs 4,264,666 3,320 73 1,213 3,254 607 29,073 37,540
Southern Great Barrier Reef 220 < 1 < 1
Southern Wooded Downs 4,720,995 1,944 952 1,707 74 34,516 39,193
Southwestern Downs 3,715,454 559 715 75 11,690 32 44,271 57,341
Southwestern Plateaus and Floodouts 1,333,519 512 33 775 22,216 23,536
Stanthorpe Plateau 137,535 654 8 218 4 3,634 4,517
Starke Coastal Lowlands 512,498 195 19,195 1,686 9 11,305 43 8,463 40,896
Strzelecki Desert 400,187 66 39,695 25 2,733 51 49 42,619
Sturt Stony Desert 5,771,058 271 200,841 288 127,553 125 50,855 379,934
Sunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands 348,090 4,518 21,150 261 521 891 32,063 1,354 5,726 66,483
Tara Downs 511,339 1,064 190 759 83 394 2,491
Taroom Downs 652,005 954 430 332 2,111 201 7,248 11,277
Tenterfield Plateau 7,597 8 167 175
Thorntonia 779,008 30 8 14 39,633 39,686
Toko Plains 498,090 4,118 < 1 1,600 1,944 7,663
Townsville Plains 763,495 8,611 62,074 2,324 124 1,904 6,297 13,078 35,404 129,816
Tully 162,958 415 20,515 10 10 9,683 112 1,850 32,597
Undara-Toomba Basalts 2,076,208 350 1,128 184 52,116 475 27,404 81,658
Upper Belyando Floodout 466,275 232 43 233 270 966 1,745
Urisino Sandplains 860,305 30 70 1 7,547 84 1,103 8,836
Warrambool-Moonie 573,578 7,115 10 252 1,650 2,076 4,561 15,663
Warrego Plains 2,168,635 512 1,159 121 30,442 213 6,426 38,873
Weipa Plateau 2,848,753 785 69,429 141 59,068 248 12,291 141,964
Wellesley Islands 124,893 45 19,231 1,324 4 20,603
Weribone High 966,510 4,813 339 598 275 7,503 13,528
West Balonne Plains 1,991,194 6,294 361 5,626 1,346 1,305 14,932
West Bulloo 2,852,104 447 100 52 14,098 291 18,735 33,724
West Warrego 4,220,686 184 675 100 14,188 177 27,966 43,289
Whitsunday 89,179 52 2,825 2 4 43 97 3,023
Woodenbong 2,879 3 3
Woondoola Plains 2,375,110 623 206 158 180 12,072 92 85,141 98,472
Woorabinda 749,785 195 220 3,769 247 6,322 10,753
Wyarra Hills 397,935 211 135 303 37 5,911 6,597

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of IBRA subregions.

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

All statistics are approximate and generated based on data transformed to a customised Albers equal-area projection, thus allowing wetland extent change for different regions of Queensland to be comparable.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2022) IBRA subregion 2005 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2005/ibra-subregion.html

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