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Drainage basin 2017 wetland habitat extents

Definition of drainage basin

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

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2017 wetland habitat extent by drainage basin metadata
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Drainage basin Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by habitat Total
wetland area
(ha)
INT01a INT01b INT02 LA14 LA15 LA16a LA16b LC06 LC07 LC08a LC08b LC09 PA10 PA11a PA11b PA11c PA12a PA12b PA12c PA12d PA13 PC02a PC02b PC02c PC02d PC04a PC04c PC04d PC04e PC05 XX99-P-A XX99-P-C
Total 172,970,898 3,688 479,131 584,925 466,825 21,198 38 179 8,392 156 7,620 998 1,172 83,840 107,212 1,374,939 82,545 156,975 142,259 207,190 3,027 28 267,521 13,003 143,776 10,143 118,897 155,867 16,107 44 3,331 3,272 4,732 4,469,029
Arafura Sea 26,297 3,748 4,880 194 47 8 8,877
Archer 1,380,035 3,412 11,309 14,658 169 10,042 1,858 2,141 43,589
Baffle 407,766 507 8,281 4,806 13 3,417 466 53 5,715 325 699 24,283
Balonne-Condamine 13,664,954 3,257 15 436 7 1,877 195 2,494 9,561 48,291 45,974 2,725 866 3,253 3,287 426 < 1 169 304 123,136
Barron 219,333 951 20 111 115 155 31 3 18 99 1,503
Black 105,519 749 216 319 10 3 87 2 1,384
Border Rivers 2,381,978 333 1,414 3,364 75 281 118 5,585
Boyne 249,301 2 817 824 3 37 1,683
Brisbane 1,354,920 47 514 193 731 1 1,490 1,846 4,824
Bulloo 5,203,638 20,086 483 6,609 66,733 18,947 1,173 18,183 37,399 169,613
Burdekin 13,010,930 1,963 102 206 1,057 48 2,415 7,937 2,978 16,308 16,895 258 28 780 30 81 687 688 2,690 626 55,777
Burnett 3,320,998 2 954 109 13 228 < 1 23 511 243 683 44 2,811
Burrum 335,101 124 1,580 1,058 1,203 1,440 399 3,549 116 2,401 11,870
Calliope 224,863 4,036 690 22 52 15 12 4 4,832
Coleman 1,278,450 3,045 15,744 40,699 1,997 83 5,760 67,328
Cooper Creek 24,386,792 144,217 20,097 33,170 17,832 393,585 16,075 3,871 5,581 34,211 2 11 668,652
Coral Sea 140,549 183 38,147 8,177 572 81 235 2 216 14 1 47,627
Curtis Island 57,804 27 6,360 8,038 21 728 15,173
Daintree 210,458 3,239 36 718 82 < 1 809 6 660 5,550
Diamantina 11,911,000 111,344 12,164 3,862 586,350 19,369 2 24,141 26,917 784,148
Don 374,512 8,177 2,083 10 53 2 6 4,124 37 14,492
Ducie 674,551 21,638 3,540 7,305 19,351 30 2 51,866
Embley 458,378 28,897 7,897 12,422 3,908 136 146 53,407
Endeavour 218,630 2,389 296 81 652 1,455 254 31 5,158
Fitzroy 14,248,292 9,246 1,128 6,906 55 5,969 162 4,191 19,273 10,871 2,808 60,607
Flinders 10,929,807 10,852 29,966 585 5,163 886 6,334 16,349 4,159 1,669 1,831 38 49 1,706 79,586
Fraser Island 165,949 2,925 516 2,071 750 4,551 28 8,505 27 19,372
Georgina 14,401,525 160,516 18,696 21,237 326,714 338 227 36,462 10,626 574,816
Gilbert 4,636,998 8,735 42,355 129 88 460 10,489 2,675 2,648 5,157 3,456 16,735 377 145 93,447
Haughton 407,055 14,742 4,250 580 109 486 116 239 11,579 312 32,413
Hay 279,520 5,797 63 5,860
Herbert 987,310 11,060 2,642 544 3,045 1,473 456 80 2,657 4,861 4 6 11 157 26,994
Hinchinbrook Island 39,692 7,735 354 158 13 322 11 8,593
Holroyd 1,030,690 2,473 3,094 15,257 93 3,574 125 2,206 26,823
Jacky Jacky 297,162 22,205 3,168 2,209 257 13,324 135 1,179 42,477
Jardine 327,317 1,149 1,198 1,725 15,322 225 328 19,946
Jeannie 362,572 8,966 7,745 1,589 2,334 4,458 25,094
Johnstone 231,781 3,448 64 4 2,008 902 23 1,313 6 1 194 7,963
Kolan 290,501 83 1,220 173 201 138 91 75 1,981
Lake Frome 15,184 1,535 3 1,538
Leichhardt 3,288,217 9,695 23,343 17 141 10,054 5,882 11,335 1,994 143 361 119 183 63,267
Lockhart 288,360 8,750 3,457 54 853 1,273 14,387
Logan-Albert 413,866 242 1,308 506 136 6 2,572 606 5 5,381
Maroochy 153,905 915 2,352 1,056 37 4,124 1,034 288 10,214 157 1,287 21,464
Mary 947,833 209 3,072 916 1,712 < 1 4,265 428 351 10,953
Mitchell 7,162,243 10,604 26,417 3,982 984 43,166 1,834 3,876 30,224 10 12 15 121,124
Moonie 1,465,738 28 15 465 29 10 44 166 306 349 22 15 1,451
Moreton Bay Islands 57,057 165 6,238 932 248 239 1,947 778 3,366 209 27 14,149
Morning 368,867 2,485 75,355 21 38 12 1,007 272 195 782 34 38 379 808 81,427
Mornington Island 99,830 3,312 8,419 695 363 17 12,807
Mossman 46,574 1,429 213 163 2 < 1 1,808
Mulgrave-Russell 198,740 4,721 250 38 612 159 4,853 676 368 20 1,573 13,270
Murray 110,739 7,310 924 1,457 395 4 2,722 252 74 4 260 13,401
Nicholson 3,574,411 29,256 84,513 16,603 475 403 555 16 1,903 3,288 3,551 2,443 1,161 14 144,181
Noosa 195,578 306 5,336 3,200 239 10 7,704 7,540 789 10,976 65 6,606 42,770
Norman 5,066,736 14,967 50,494 6,279 1,118 58,993 611 3,278 11,067 893 4,459 152,158
Normanby 2,438,587 7,958 20,180 14,037 11,873 4,985 9,206 71 2 68,312
O'Connell 238,873 10,330 2,666 738 200 205 89 14,228
Olive-Pascoe 417,294 3,782 860 1,063 383 1,515 416 2,142 10,160
Paroo 3,523,770 18,636 16,469 7,346 7,261 14,255 818 19,550 84,336
Pine 148,279 357 2,563 1,432 30 3,513 170 8 8,073
Pioneer 157,452 712 43 197 102 68 69 1,191
Plane 254,423 11,730 6,566 5,901 1,321 1,292 188 26,998
Proserpine 250,002 9,554 2,757 1,392 2,641 1,210 3,194 20,748
Ross 170,598 3,844 3,154 3 27 209 223 1,672 < 1 9,132
Settlement 1,188,868 7,626 50,659 19 34 7,901 5,778 1,099 1,905 75,022
Shoalwater 359,579 12,920 12,014 38 10 86 438 20,037 < 1 45,542
South Coast 130,572 519 2,195 596 83 27 16 1,842 281 < 1 5,560
Staaten 2,570,527 2,969 15,699 17,651 2,624 1,133 6,410 46,486
Stewart 275,475 2,538 3,861 957 298 674 183 8,512
Styx 301,068 5,669 10,305 26 345 18 19 36 7,668 83 24,169
Torres Strait Islands 57,023 4,714 614 2 429 3 185 5,947
Tully 167,593 1,829 8 4 278 380 3,118 40 53 560 6,268
Warrego 5,216,183 516 374 1,569 1 662 8,506 4,608 2,702 55 1 329 8 19,331
Waterpark 182,282 19,968 2,876 4,412 1,345 706 < 1 3,579 1,103 33,990
Watson 469,442 3,135 3,675 3,553 1,283 480 98 12,224
Wenlock 755,519 10,084 237 16,322 709 29 40 104 27,525
Whitsunday Island 10,687 522 56 16 593

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

Wetland habitat code descriptions
INT01a Mangroves - Casuarina
INT01b Mangroves - other
INT02 Salt marsh and salt flats
LA14 Arid and semi-arid saline lake
LA15 Arid and semi-arid floodplain lake
LA16a Arid and semi-arid other non-floodplain lake
LA16b Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain clay plan lake
LC06 Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake
LC07 Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain rock lake
LC08a Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand (window) lake
LC08b Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand (perched) lake
LC09 Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake
PA10 Arid and semi-arid saline swamp
PA11a Arid and semi-arid floodplain tree swamp
PA11b Arid and semi-arid floodplain shrub swamp
PA11c Arid and semi-arid floodplain grass, sedge and herb swamp
PA12a Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain tree swamp
PA12b Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain shrub swamp
PA12c Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain grass, sedge and herb swamp
PA12d Arid and semi-arid other non-floodplain swamp
PA13 Arid and semi-arid Great Artesian Basin fed spring swamp
PC02a Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree (Melaleuca and Eucalypt) swamp
PC02b Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp
PC02c Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass, sedge, and herb swamp
PC02d Coastal and sub-coastal other non-floodplain swamp
PC04a Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree (Melaleuca and Eucalypt) swamp
PC04c Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, and herb swamp
PC04d Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp
PC04e Coastal and sub-coastal other floodplain swamp
PC05 Coastal and sub-coastal tree (palm) swamp
XX99-P-A Unknown - Swamp - Arid and semi-arid
XX99-P-C Unknown - Swamp - Coastal and sub-coastal

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) Drainage basin 2017 wetland habitat extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-habitat-2017/basin.html

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