Lake Lucy Wetlands DOIW
The site is an elongated swamp with a central lake. The major catchment is that of Lucy Creek which drains westward out of the tableland country together with a number of other streams including Black Creek to the north and Welcome Creek to the south, which also drains directly into Lucy Creek or into the wetland. 18 degrees 33' 31" S, 145 degrees 14' 45" E; the aggregation extends 13.5 km in a northwest-southeast direction and varies between 1.75 km and 4.25 km in width, with its centre 48.5 km north northeast of Greenvale.
The Lake Lucy wetlands are a good example of seasonal and semi permanent wetlands typical of those found associated with metamorphic materials in the upper Burdekin River.
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