New South Wales North Coast

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New South Wales North Coast
New South Wales
View from Point Lookout.jpg
View east over the NSW North Coast towards the Tasman Sea overlooking the Bellinger River valley.
IBRA 6.1 NSW North Coast.png
The interim Australian bioregions,
with New South Wales North Coast in red.
Area 39,966 km2 (15,431.0 sq mi)
Localities around New South Wales North Coast:
New England Tablelands South East Queensland Tasman Sea
Brigalow Belt South New South Wales North Coast Tasman Sea
South Eastern Highlands Sydney Basin Tasman Sea

New South Wales North Coast or NSW North Coast, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in New South Wales,[1][2] comprising 3,996,591 hectares (9,875,790 acres).[3]

Regions[edit]

In the IBRA system it has the code of (NNC), and it has nineteen sub-regions:

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA subregion IBRA
code
Area
ha acres
Washpool NNC01 59,377 146,720
Cataract NNC02 121,338 299,830
Dalmorton NNC03 316,458 781,980
Chaelundi NNC04 188,279 465,250
Yuraygir NNC05 45,815 113,210
Coffs Coast and Escarpment NNC06 308,115 761,370
Macleay Hastings NNC07 729,170 1,801,800
Carrai Plateau NNC08 20,100 50,000
Macleay Gorges NNC09 153,349 378,930
Upper Manning NNC10 83,181 205,540
Comboyne Plateau NNC11 123,315 304,720
Mummel Escarpment NNC12 400,916 990,690
Barrington NNC13 110,903 274,050
Tomalla NNC14 227,615 562,450
Ellerston NNC15 113,183 279,680
Upper Hunter NNC16 232,750 575,100
Karuah Manning NNC17 602,423 1,488,620
Rocky River Gorge NNC18 86,829 214,560
Guy Fawkes NNC19 73,477 181,570

References[edit]

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

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