Wairuna Lake DOIW

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Description

Reference: QLD096
Bioregion: Einasleigh Uplands
Criteria for inclusion in Directory: 1,3
Catchment: Upper Burdekin

Location

The site is a shallow lake in a depression of a backplain between low hills and a section of the Burdekin River. The catchment is a localised portion of the Wairuna plain which drains northward into the site via a number of unnamed streams. The site is drained northwards into the Burdekin River. 18 degrees 26' 10" S, 145 degrees 22' 57" E; the site extends c. 4 km in a northwest-southeast direction and is up to 1 km wide, with its centre c. 66 km north northeast of Greenvale.

Significance

A good example of a wetland type typical of the upper Burdekin River area.

References

Related information

Map of Directory listed Wairuna Lake in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region
Map of Directory listed Wairuna Lake

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