The interim Australian bioregions,
with Stony Plains in red
Area131,663.72 km2 (50,835.6 sq mi)
Localities around Finke:
Central Ranges Finke Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
Great Victoria Desert Stony Plains Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
Gawler Gawler Flinders Lofty Block

Stony Plains, an interim Australian bioregion, comprises 13,166,372 hectares (32,534,810 acres), and is part of two state/territories of Australia: the Northern Territory and South Australia.[1][2]

The bioregion has the code STP.[3] There are seven subregions.[3]

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA region / subregion IBRA code Area States Location in Australia
Stony Plains STP 13,166,372 hectares (32,534,810 acres) SA
Breakaways STP01 2,444,385 hectares (6,040,210 acres)
Oodnadatta STP02 2,593,717 hectares (6,409,210 acres)
Murnpeowie STP03 2,910,385 hectares (7,191,720 acres)
Peake-Dennison Inlier STP04 158,623 hectares (391,970 acres)
Macumba STP05 693,282 hectares (1,713,140 acres)
Witjira STP06 1,677,111 hectares (4,144,230 acres)
Baltana STP07 2,688,870 hectares (6,644,300 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.
  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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