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The IBRA regions, with Dampierland in red

Dampierland is an interim Australian bioregion in Western Australia.[1][2] The region is also a distinct physiographic section of the larger Nullagine Platform province, which in turn is part of the larger West Australian Shield division.

The bioregion is located in the West Kimberley area and incorporates the country that is adjacent to Broome. Its characteristic vegetation is pindan woodland.


  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 September 5, 2006. Retrieved 2007-01-31.
  2. ^ IBRA Version 6.1 Archived September 8, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. data

Further reading[edit]

  • 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