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Drainage basin 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of drainage basin

based on a comparison of 2017 metadata and pre-clear metadata regional ecosystem mapping

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by drainage basin metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation (e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).
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Drainage basin Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.0% 99.7% 95.5% 91.8% 95.9%
Archer 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 99.9% 100.1%
Baffle 99.5% 100.0% 79.1% 88.7% 89.8%
Balonne-Condamine - 71.6% 88.3% 70.6% 80.4%
Barron 70.5% 100.0% 26.7% 69.8% 111.1%
Black 96.4% 85.6% 75.2% 88.0% 96.0%
Border Rivers - 99.8% 57.8% 69.0% 74.0%
Boyne 64.6% - 25.3% 91.8% 146.7%
Brisbane 47.6% - 37.8% 62.7% 91.3%
Bulloo - 100.0% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%
Burdekin 55.1% 99.9% 87.4% 92.9% 98.2%
Burnett 82.9% - 28.9% 53.2% 63.9%
Burrum 95.9% - 80.3% 91.0% 93.0%
Calliope 88.1% - 11.2% 92.0% 88.0%
Coleman 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Cooper Creek - 100.0% 99.7% 97.4% 99.2%
Curtis Island 99.6% - 98.8% 97.1% 99.4%
Daintree 98.3% - 84.2% 59.1% 79.8%
Diamantina - 100.0% 100.0% 99.7% 99.9%
Don 87.0% - 82.4% 71.3% 82.5%
Ducie 100.0% - 100.0% 99.9% 100.0%
Embley 99.9% - 91.0% 99.9% 96.0%
Endeavour 97.6% - 99.4% 99.2% 99.2%
Fitzroy 87.1% 87.8% 44.2% 81.5% 82.0%
Flinders 100.0% 99.7% 99.4% 99.4% 100.0%
Fraser Island 100.6% 100.0% 99.3% - 99.5%
Georgina - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Gilbert 100.0% 97.5% 98.8% 98.0% 99.0%
Haughton 86.8% 97.0% 118.3% 79.3% 90.1%
Hay - 100.0% 100.0% - 100.0%
Herbert 89.0% 96.7% 48.2% 75.3% 68.1%
Hinchinbrook Island 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Holroyd 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Jacky Jacky 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Jardine 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Jeannie 100.0% 98.0% 99.8% 99.9% 99.8%
Johnstone 90.3% 100.0% 54.9% 98.1% 70.4%
Kolan 84.6% - 15.5% 64.3% 98.4%
Lake Frome - 100.0% 100.0% - 100.0%
Leichhardt 100.0% - 98.4% 98.6% 102.2%
Lockhart 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Logan-Albert 77.1% - 32.0% 55.5% 59.5%
Maroochy 85.8% 100.0% 37.0% 40.3% 43.5%
Mary 96.9% - 46.9% 62.7% 62.8%
Misc Other Islands 100.1% 99.7% 98.7% 88.7% 100.1%
Mitchell 100.0% 134.2% 99.5% 99.4% 100.8%
Moonie - - 14.1% 76.2% 59.2%
Moreton Bay Islands 97.3% 99.2% 96.6% - 97.4%
Morning 100.0% - 99.9% 99.9% 100.1%
Mornington Island 100.0% - 98.2% - 99.9%
Mossman 90.3% - 38.0% 46.2% 69.8%
Mulgrave-Russell 85.7% 103.5% 62.5% 37.7% 63.7%
Murray 99.5% - 49.1% 73.2% 73.9%
Nicholson 100.0% - 100.0% 99.8% 100.1%
Noosa 98.8% 100.0% 75.6% 50.7% 77.3%
Norman 100.0% - 99.8% 99.9% 100.0%
Normanby 100.0% 100.0% 99.8% 99.9% 100.1%
O'Connell 97.6% - 41.0% 67.9% 89.1%
Olive-Pascoe 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Paroo - 100.0% 97.8% 90.5% 97.8%
Pine 68.6% - 24.7% 25.9% 44.2%
Pioneer 82.4% - 14.2% 81.2% 79.7%
Plane 96.0% - 53.3% 83.3% 90.7%
Proserpine 97.9% - 85.9% 160.7% 126.0%
Ross 91.8% - 125.3% 70.7% 94.3%
Settlement 100.0% - 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Shoalwater 64.4% - 1342.5% 86.3% 90.1%
South Coast 71.5% - 12.2% 35.8% 43.0%
Staaten 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Stewart 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Styx 97.2% - 178.4% 94.7% 98.2%
Torres Strait Islands 99.7% 100.0% 98.0% 99.6% 100.6%
Tully 99.1% - 40.1% 89.5% 63.8%
Warrego - 100.0% 90.5% 74.3% 78.8%
Waterpark 94.3% - 93.0% 69.1% 89.5%
Watson 100.0% - 99.0% 98.9% 99.3%
Wenlock 100.0% - 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Whitsunday Island 100.0% - 100.0% - 100.0%

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Drainage basin 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/basin.html>.

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