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Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area

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Based on wetland mapping version 4.0

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 1.0 100.0% 0.2%
Artificial and highly modified 0.0 3.1% 0.0%
Palustrine 0.0 1.9% 0.0%
Riverine 1.0 95.1% 0.2%

There are approximately 2 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 1.0 100.0% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.0 1.9% 0.0%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.0 3.1% 0.0%
Riverine 1.0 95.1% 0.2%

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wetland extent changes

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 98.1%
Artificial and highly modified 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a
Palustrine 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 88.3%
Riverine 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 98.2%
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Riverine 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 3467 297 179 148 3767
Animals 645 22 102 38 670
Mammals 86 11 3 9 97
Birds 308 6 40 19 317
Reptiles 93 1 8 3 94
Amphibians 43 1 16 5 44
Ray-finned fishes 23 3 26 1 26
Insects 90 0 9 1 90
Malacostracans 2 0 0 0 2
Fungi 750 1 0 0 751
Plants 2030 274 77 110 2304
Protists 42 0 0 0 42

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the EHP WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 6 August 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/world-heritage-area-gondwana-rainforests-of-australia/>.

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