Nandewar
Australia
Nandewar ranges (looking east from the Brigalow Belt South)
The interim Australian bioregions,
with Nandewar in red
Area27,019.77 km2 (10,432.4 sq mi)
Localities around Nandewar:
Brigalow Belt South Brigalow Belt South New England Tablelands
Brigalow Belt South Nandewar New England Tablelands
Brigalow Belt South Sydney Basin NSW North Coast

Nandewar (code NAN),[1] an interim Australian bioregion, is located in New South Wales and Queensland,[2] and comprises an area of 2,701,977 hectares (6,676,730 acres),[1] surrounded by the Brigalow Belt South to the west, south-west and north-west, and to the east by the New England Tablelands.[3] This is a region of hills on Palaeozoic sediments and lithosols[2] and of Eucalyptus albens woodlands and summer rainfall.[2]

Regions

In the IBRA system Nandewar has the code of (NAN), and it has four sub-regions:[4]

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA subregion IBRA
code
Area
ha acres
Nandewar Northern Complex NAN01 962,254 2,377,780
Inverell Basalts NAN02 230,854 570,450
Kaputar NAN03 78,307 193,500
Peel NAN04 1,430,562 3,535,000

See also

References

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ a b c 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. Retrieved 6 May 2018. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia, Version 7: regions" (PDF). Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  4. ^ "IBRA7 subregions and codes" (PDF). Retrieved 6 May 2018.