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World Heritage area 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of World Heritage area

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

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by World Heritage area 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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World Heritage area Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 100.0% 100.0% 99.3% 87.5% 99.0%
Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh) - - - 100.0% 100.0%
Fraser Island 100.6% 100.0% 99.3% - 99.6%
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia - - 55.5% 93.5% 92.5%
Great Barrier Reef 100.0% 99.7% 100.5% 74.2% 98.7%
Wet Tropics of Queensland 99.9% 100.0% 99.1% 99.5% 99.6%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) World Heritage area 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 26 September 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/world-heritage-area.html

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