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]

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA region / subregionIBRA codeAreaStatesLocation in Australia
Geraldton SandplainsGES3,142,149 hectares (7,764,420 acres)WA
Geraldton HillsGES011,969,997 hectares (4,867,970 acres)
Leseur SandplainGES021,172,152 hectares (2,896,450 acres)

The IBRA regions, with Geraldton Sandplains in red


Further reading

  • 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

See also