Geraldton Sandplains

Geraldton Sandplains is an interim Australian bioregion of Western Australia[1][2] and part of the larger Southwest Australia savanna ecoregion, as assessed by the World Wildlife Fund.[3]

The IBRA regions, with Geraldton Sandplains in red
IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA region / subregion IBRA code Area States Location in Australia
Geraldton Sandplains GES 3,142,149 hectares (7,764,420 acres) WA IBRA 6.1 Geraldton Sandplains.png
Geraldton Hills GES01 1,969,997 hectares (4,867,970 acres)
Leseur Sandplain GES02 1,172,152 hectares (2,896,450 acres)

See alsoEdit


  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 Archived September 8, 2006, at the Wayback Machine data
  3. ^ "Southwest Australia savanna". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.

Further readingEdit

  • Thackway, R and I D Cresswell (1995) An interim biogeographic regionalisation for Australia : a framework for setting priorities in the National Reserves System Cooperative Program Version 4.0 Canberra : Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Reserve Systems Unit, 1995. ISBN 0-642-21371-2