The Serpentine Aggregation DOIW

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Description

Reference: QLD206
Bioregion: Brigalow Belt North
Criteria for inclusion in Directory: 1,3,5
Catchment: Haughton, Ross

Location

On the interfluve between the Haughton and Ross rivers, about 37 kilometres south south-west of Townsville. The centre of the site is approximately at 19 degrees 37' S, 146 degrees 53' E.

Significance

One of the larger and more permanent freshwater wetlands remaining in a primarily natural condition in the vicinity of Townsville. It provides an outstanding and accessible representative example of a tropical palustrine wetland on an extensive coastal plain. It is high quality waterbird habitat and is an important drought refuge.

References

Related information

Map of Directory listed Serpentine Aggregation in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region
Map of Directory listed Serpentine Aggregation

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