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Biogeographic subregion 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of biogeographic subregion

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

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by biogeographic subregion metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation (e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).
Areas exclude artificial and highly modified wetlands.
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Biogeographic subregion Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.1% 99.7% 95.5% 91.8% 94.6%
Alice Tableland - 100.0% 95.1% 91.3% 95.2%
Anakie Inlier - - 48.4% 95.0% 94.8%
Arcadia - 91.7% 80.8% 99.1% 95.8%
Armraynald Plains 100.0% - 99.7% 99.8% 99.8%
Atherton - 100.0% 46.0% 88.8% 67.6%
Banana - Auburn Ranges - - 12.6% 48.7% 48.4%
Barakula - 87.0% 37.1% 65.0% 64.2%
Barkly Tableland - - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Basalt Downs - - 66.5% 79.5% 78.9%
Battle Camp Sandstones 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Bellenden Ker - Lamb 109.7% 100.0% 97.9% 94.5% 97.0%
Belyando Downs - - 68.3% 74.3% 74.0%
Beucazon Hills - - 90.5% 93.4% 93.3%
Bogie River Hills 79.2% - 15.8% 94.3% 88.2%
Boomer Range - - 32.0% 93.2% 93.1%
Brisbane - Barambah Volcanics - - 51.6% 56.1% 56.0%
Broken River - 100.0% 93.9% 98.1% 97.9%
Buckland Basalts - - 100.0% 104.0% 103.6%
Bulloo - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Bulloo Dunefields - 100.0% 100.0% 99.9% 100.0%
Burnett - Curtis Coastal Lowlands 95.6% 100.0% 58.6% 66.9% 67.9%
Burnett - Curtis Hills and Ranges 94.0% - 82.8% 81.9% 88.9%
Burringbar - Conondale Ranges 71.7% - 41.2% 40.5% 41.1%
Byfield 99.6% - 65.9% 64.0% 65.1%
Callide Creek Downs - - 71.7% 118.5% 117.0%
Cape - Campaspe Plains - 100.0% 87.2% 96.5% 95.2%
Cape River Hills - - 70.6% 86.8% 86.5%
Cape York - Torres Strait 99.9% 100.0% 99.0% 99.7% 99.8%
Carnarvon Ranges - 79.9% 100.0% 102.1% 101.3%
Central Downs - - 98.0% 97.3% 97.3%
Claraville Plains - - 99.7% 99.9% 99.8%
Clarke - Connors Ranges 95.9% - 100.0% 85.1% 85.2%
Claude River Downs - - 87.6% 84.0% 84.1%
Coastal Plains 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Coen - Yambo Inlier 100.0% 100.0% 99.8% 99.6% 99.8%
Coongie - - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Cooper - Diamantina Plains - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Culgoa - Bokhara - 2.9% 65.8% 123.3% 98.1%
Cuttaburra - Paroo - 100.0% 98.2% 100.0% 98.6%
Daintree - Bloomfield 96.6% - 79.3% 63.9% 80.7%
Dawson River Downs - - 44.9% 66.2% 65.1%
Debella 97.5% - 690.2% 255.5% 121.3%
Dieri - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Donors Plateau 100.0% - 98.0% 99.5% 99.2%
Doomadgee Plains 100.0% - 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%
Dulacca Downs - - - 97.8% 97.8%
Eastern Darling Downs - - 31.3% 34.3% 34.2%
Eastern Mulga Plains - - 94.8% 95.9% 95.2%
Flinders - - - 96.9% 96.9%
Georgetown - Croydon - - 100.0% 99.8% 99.8%
Georgina - Eyre Plains - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Georgina Limestone - 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Gilberton Plateau - 99.1% 98.3% 99.9% 99.7%
Goneaway Tablelands - 100.0% 99.8% 98.9% 99.1%
Great Sandy 100.1% 100.0% 87.5% 48.3% 87.7%
Gympie Block 97.1% - 67.4% 72.3% 72.1%
Herbert 89.5% 88.0% 31.1% 55.8% 56.3%
Herberton - Wairuna - 99.8% 73.6% 98.3% 94.8%
Hodgkinson Basin - - 72.5% 96.1% 95.3%
Holroyd Plain - Red Plateau - - 99.1% 99.9% 99.7%
Inglewood Sandstones - 89.1% 68.6% 80.5% 80.0%
Innisfail 85.8% 125.5% 57.6% 40.4% 62.6%
Isaac - Comet Downs - - 38.9% 71.7% 65.3%
Jardine - Pascoe Sandstones 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Jericho - - 72.1% 86.5% 83.0%
Karumba Plains 100.0% - 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Kidston - 98.8% 99.1% 99.5% 99.5%
Kirrama - Hinchinbrook 100.0% - 98.4% 99.5% 99.5%
Kynuna Plateau - - 99.8% 100.0% 100.0%
Lake Pure - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Langlo Plains - - 91.4% 76.4% 84.8%
Laura Lowlands 100.0% 100.0% 99.8% 100.0% 99.8%
Macalister 104.8% 134.2% 71.8% 87.9% 85.8%
Macintyre - Weir Fan - 99.8% 53.2% 92.9% 87.9%
Manifold 96.3% - 102.1% 81.0% 94.8%
Marlborough Plains 84.6% 100.0% 140.5% 83.1% 88.7%
McArthur - - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Mitchell - Gilbert Fans 100.0% - 99.5% 98.6% 98.9%
Moonie - Barwon Interfluve - - 0.9% 76.7% 33.5%
Moonie R. - Commoron Creek Floodout - - 60.5% 192.1% 187.0%
Moreton Basin 78.5% - 42.9% 68.0% 59.0%
Mount Isa Inlier - - 100.0% 98.8% 98.8%
Mount Morgan Ranges 84.9% 92.1% 31.7% 106.9% 100.4%
Nandewar Northern Complex - - - 34.8% 34.8%
Narrandool - 34.4% - - 34.4%
Nebine Plains - 100.0% 92.8% 96.9% 93.4%
Nebo - Connors Ranges - - 64.7% 95.1% 94.9%
Noccundra Slopes - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
North Eastern Plains - - 82.5% 69.1% 71.0%
Northern Bowen Basin - 71.9% 44.8% 87.9% 79.9%
Northern Holroyd Plain 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Northern Uplands - - 97.1% 100.0% 99.9%
Paluma - Seaview - - 99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
Prairie - Torrens Creeks Alluvials - 100.0% 97.2% 94.9% 95.7%
Proserpine - Sarina Lowlands 96.9% - 56.1% 82.5% 87.0%
Scenic Rim - - 60.7% 69.5% 69.4%
Simpson Desert - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
South Burnett - - 85.4% 69.8% 70.9%
South Drummond Basin - 30.5% 50.4% 75.9% 75.0%
Southern Downs - - 52.2% 77.0% 76.7%
Southern Great Barrier Reef - - 87.3% - 87.3%
Southern Wooded Downs - - 99.7% 97.3% 97.8%
Southwestern Downs - 100.0% 100.0% 99.5% 99.7%
Southwestern Plateaus & Floodouts - - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Stanthorpe Plateau - - 83.6% 47.0% 48.5%
Starke Coastal Lowlands 99.6% 98.0% 99.7% 99.5% 99.5%
Strzelecki Desert - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Sturt Stony Desert - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Sunshine Coast - Gold Coast Lowlands 79.7% 99.2% 35.5% 41.9% 45.7%
Tara Downs - - 56.8% 54.4% 55.3%
Taroom Downs - 98.7% 89.6% 102.0% 101.3%
Tenterfield Plateau - - - 92.5% 92.5%
Thorntonia - - - 99.9% 99.9%
Toko Plains - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Townsville Plains 89.8% 97.0% 107.1% 75.2% 86.7%
Tully 99.7% - 44.0% 84.0% 73.0%
Undara - Toomba Basalts - 99.8% 98.3% 99.5% 98.6%
Upper Belyando Floodout - - 53.4% 73.4% 72.6%
Urisino Sandplains - 100.0% 94.4% 100.0% 94.7%
Warrambool - Moonie - - 36.8% 101.9% 84.4%
Warrego Plains - 99.5% 95.0% 96.3% 95.5%
Weipa Plateau 99.9% - 97.0% 99.7% 98.3%
Wellesley Islands 100.0% - 98.4% - 99.9%
Weribone High - - 93.3% 82.9% 83.0%
West Balonne Plains - - 46.5% 134.5% 64.3%
West Bulloo - 100.0% 99.7% 99.9% 99.8%
West Warrego - 100.0% 98.5% 89.9% 95.6%
Whitsunday 99.0% - 100.0% 40.0% 97.1%
Woodenbong - - - - -
Woondoola Plains 100.0% - 99.9% 99.8% 99.8%
Woorabinda - - 35.6% 64.4% 54.9%
Wyarra Hills - - 71.9% 98.0% 95.6%

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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Biogeographic subregion 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/biogeographic-subregion.html

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