Abstract

Shows a reconstruction of Australian vegetation 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 tallest and lower stratum, foliage cover of tallest stratum and dominant floristic types. Data are captured from 1:5 million source material. Data are suitable for GIS applications, via free download. The source map is also available for purchase. Product Specifications: Coverage: Australia Currency: Compiled mid-1980s Coordinates: Geographical Datum: AGD66 Projection: Simple Conic on two standard parallels 18S and 36S (printed map only) Format: ArcInfo Export, ArcView Shapefile and MapInfo mid/mif (data only) Medium: Printed map - Paper (flat and folded); Free online and CD-ROM (fee applies) Forward Program: Under review.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -9.0 East bound 154.0 West bound 112.0 South bound -44.0
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Product Type/Sub Type

dataset - GIS Dataset - Thematic

Constraints

license
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

2003

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

GIS Dataset
Thematic
dataset
National dataset
environmental
vegetation
mapping
GIS
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

Geographic Extent

North bound
-9.0
East bound
154.0
West bound
112.0
South bound
-44.0

Lineage

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

Digital Transfer Options

onLine+hardcopy

DISTRIBUTION Format

pdf
shp
e00
mif

Distributor

Role
distributor
Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

Metadata File Identifier

a05f7892-b794-7506-e044-00144fdd4fa6

Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

Metadata Date Stamp

2003-02-11

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

Role
pointOfContact
Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address
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For information on acquiring this product,
please contact Geoscience Australia Client Services via:

fax:
+61 2 6249 9960; or
phone:
1800 800 173 (within Australia);
 
+61 2 6249 9966 (outside Australia).