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Vegetation - Pre-European Settlement (1788)

Note: This metadata describes the dataset in accordance with the ANZLIC (Australia New Zealand Land Information Council) Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2.


Dataset citation

ANZLIC unique identifier: ANZCW0703005425

Title: Vegetation - Pre-European Settlement (1788)


Custodian

Custodian: Geoscience Australia

Jurisdiction: Australia


Description

Abstract:

Shows a reconstruction of natural vegetation of Australia as it probably would have been in the 1780s. Areas over 30 000 hectares are shown plus small areas of significant vegetation such as rainforest. Attribute information includes growth form of the tallest and lower stratum, foliage cover of tallest stratum and dominant floristic type.

ANZLIC search words:

  • FLORA Native Mapping
  • VEGETATION Mapping

Spatial domain:

locality map

Geographic extent name: AUSTRALIA EXCLUDING EXTERNAL TERRITORIES - AUS - Australia - Australia

Geographic extent polygon: 112 -9, 154 -9, 154 -44, 112 -44, 112 -9,

Note: The format for each Geographic extent name is: Name - Identifier - Category - Jurisdiction (as appropriate) See GEN Register

Geographic bounding box:
North bounding latitude: -9 °
South bounding latitude: -44 °
East bounding longitude: 154 °
West bounding longitude: 112 °

Data currency

Beginning date: Not Known

Ending date: Not Known


Dataset status

Progress: Complete

Maintenance and update frequency: Not Known


Access

Stored data format:
DIGITAL - e00 ArcInfo export (e00) ArcInfo Workstation Geographic GDA94
NONDIGITAL - Map Printed map
Available format type:
DIGITAL - mif MapInfo Interchange Format (MIF) MapInfo Geographic GDA94
DIGITAL - e00 ArcInfo export (e00) ArcInfo Workstation Geographic GDA94
NONDIGITAL - Map Printed map
DIGITAL - shp ArcView shape file ArcView Geographic GDA94

Access constraints:

The data are subject to Copyright. Data files may be downloaded from Geoscience Australia's website at www.ga.gov.au/download/. A licence agreement is required.

Free Data Download

Data quality

Lineage:

Captured from Geoscience Australia's 'Natural Vegetation' at 1:5 million scale map.

Positional accuracy:

Not Documented

Attribute accuracy:

Not Documented

Logical Consistency:

Not Documented

Completeness:

Complete for all Australia


Contact information

Contact organisation: Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) (GA)
Contact position: Manager Client Services
Mail address: Cnr Jerrabomberra Ave and Hindmarsh Dr
Mail address: GPO Box 378
Locality: Canberra
State: ACT
Country: Australia
Postcode: 2601
Telephone: 02 6249 9966
Facsimile: 02 6249 9960
Electronic mail address: sales@ga.gov.au

Metadata information

Metadata date: 2013-03-08


Additional metadata

Metadata reference XHTML: http://www.ga.gov.au/meta/ANZCW0703005425.html

Metadata reference XML: http://www.ga.gov.au/meta/ANZCW0703005425.xml

Size of dataset: 3.4 - 4.2 depending on the format.

Scale/resolution: 1:5 million

SPATIAL INFORMATION FOR THE NATION