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Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area

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Wetland extents info metadata

Based on 2009 wetland mapping (version 3.0)

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area wetland area by system
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 1.1 100.0% 0.2%
Artificial and highly modified 0.0 2.2% 0.0%
Palustrine 0.0 1.7% 0.0%
Riverine 1.1 96.1% 0.2%

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

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.

Wetland extent changes

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area wetland extent change by system
System 2009 area
(km²)
Change
2005-2009
(km²)
Change
2001-2005
(km²)
2001/pre-clear
percentage
Total 1.1 0.0 0.0 98.4%
Artificial and highly modified 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a
Palustrine 0.0 0.0 0.0 88.3%
Riverine 1.1 0.0 0.0 98.4%

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.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 2664 133 85 83 2813
Animals 508 15 52 26 526
Amphibians 36 1 16 4 37
Birds 253 5 20 12 260
Insects 62 0 0 1 63
Malacostracans 1 0 0 0 1
Mammals 79 8 3 8 87
Ray-finned fishes 9 0 9 0 9
Reptiles 67 1 4 1 68
Uncertain 1 0 0 0 1
Fungi 591 1 0 0 592
Plants 1534 117 33 57 1664
Protists 31 0 0 0 31

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the EHP WildNet database.
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

AreaType-world-heritage-area

This page should be cited as:

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 17 October 2014, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/world-heritage-area-gondwana-rainforests-of-australia/>.

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