Northern Kimberley

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Northern Kimberley
Western Australia
IBRA 6.1 North Kimberley.png
The interim Australian bioregions,
with the Northern Kimberley in red
Area 84,201 km2 (32,510.2 sq mi)
Localities around Northern Kimberley:
Timor Sea Timor Sea Timor Sea
Timor Sea North Kimberley Victoria Bonaparte
Dampierland Central Kimberley Ord Victoria Plain

The Northern Kimberley, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the northern Kimberley region of Western Australia,[1][2] comprising 8,420,100 hectares (20,807,000 acres).[3]

It is composed of two recognised sub-regions: Mitchell and Berkeley subregions.

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 2006-09-05. Retrieved 2007-01-31.
  2. ^ IBRA Version 6.1 data
  3. ^ "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.

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

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