The Serpentine Aggregation DOIW
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.
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.
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