Table 2 - Seismic Survey Activity by State, 2003-2006

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State/Territory Onshore Offshore Total
2D
3D
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3D
2D 3D
(line km) (sq. km) (line km) (sq. km) (line km) (sq. km)
2003
Queensland 741 486 0 0 741 486
New South Wales 175 0 0 0 175 0
Victoria 284 0 954 1709 1238 1709
Tasmania 0 0 1336 0 1336 0
South Australia 2561 319 507 0 3068 319
Western Australia 0 0 20802 5391 20802 5391
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 0 678 0 678 0
Total 3761 805 24278 7100 28039 7905
2004
Queensland 306 1221 0 0 306 1221
New South Wales 667 0 1500 0 2167 0
Victoria 0 0 1108 0 1108 0
South Australia 3177 158 3013 0 6190 158
Western Australia 0 0 9738 7339 9738 7339
Northern Territory 0 0 4046 0 4046 0
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 554 0 554 0
Total 4150 1380 19959 7339 24109 8719
2005
Queensland 599 944 0 0 599 944
Victoria 255 0 620 2252 875 2252
Tasmania 0 0 1150 400 1150 400
South Australia 1201 567 167 0 1368 567
Western Australia 0 1928 15264 9201 15264 11129
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 0 560 0 560
Joint Petroleum Development Area 0 0 0 1200 0 1200
Total 2055 3439 17201 13613 19256 17052
2006
Queensland 1072 622 3040 0 4112 622
New South Wales 431 0 1520 0 1951 0
Victoria 55 0 60 561 115 561
Tasmania 253 0 2185 1200 2438 1200
South Australia 481 535 1449 1297 1930 1832
Western Australia 359 0 1157 12836 1516 12836
Northern Territory 689 0 5576 3945 6265 3945
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Island 0 0 0 323 0 323
Total 3340 1157 14987 20162 18327 21319

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