Gulf Plains
The interim Australian bioregions,
with Gulf Plains in red
Area220,418.25 km2 (85,104.0 sq mi)
Localities around Gulf Plains:
Gulf Coastal Gulf of Carpentaria Cape York
Gulf Fall and Uplands Gulf Plains Einasleigh Uplands
Mount Isa Inlier Mitchell Grass Downs Einasleigh Uplands

The Gulf Plains, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the Northern Territory,[1][2] comprising 22,041,825 hectares (54,466,540 acres).[3]

The code for the bioregion is GUP.[3]

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA region / subregion IBRA code Area States Location in Australia
Gulf Plains GUP 22,041,825 hectares (54,466,540 acres) NT / Qld
Karumba Plains GUP01 1,057,366 hectares (2,612,810 acres)
Armraynald Plains GUP02 1,589,437 hectares (3,927,580 acres)
Woondoola Plains GUP03 2,375,110 hectares (5,869,000 acres)
Mitchell-Gilbert Fans GUP04 5,262,816 hectares (13,004,700 acres)
Claraville Plains GUP05 3,738,013 hectares (9,236,830 acres)
Holroyd Plain-Red Plateau GUP06 2,208,468 hectares (5,457,240 acres)
Doomadgee Plains GUP07 1,831,823 hectares (4,526,530 acres)
Donors Plateau GUP08 2,449,964 hectares (6,053,990 acres)
Gilberton Plateau GUP09 1,403,937 hectares (3,469,200 acres)
Wellesley Islands GUP10 124,893 hectares (308,620 acres)

See also


  1. ^ Environment Australia. "Revision of the Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) and Development of Version 5.1 - Summary Report". Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Australian Government. Archived from the original on 5 September 2006. Retrieved 31 January 2007. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ IBRA Version 6.1 data
  3. ^ a b "Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA7) regions and codes". Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Commonwealth of Australia. 2012. Retrieved 13 January 2013.

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