Creator

Phil Goulding

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Map

Creation Date

8-2014

Description

A map showing generalised geographic regions in Western Australia.

Comments

Notes on Generalised Regions of W.A. map

'Regions' has a different meaning depending on the Government Department.

This map is an attempt to produce a Regions map of Western Australia combining boundaries from a variety of sources:

Kimberley Region: Southern extent defined by the limit of pastoral leases, join with Pilbara Region is the southern boundary of Anna Plains pastoral lease.

Pilbara Region: Western extent defined by the limit of pastoral leases, southern boundary defined by the Gascoyne Catchment

Gascoyne Region: Based on the Gascoyne River Catchment boundary

Murchison Region: Based on the Murchison River Catchment boundary outside the limit of clearing.

Mid-West Region: Northern and Eastern boundary defined by the limit of clearing, southern boundary based on the Mid-West Regional Development Region boundary.

Wheatbelt Region: Based on the Wheatbelt Regional Development Region boundary.

Metropolitan Region: Based on the Dept. of Planning Metropolitan Region Scheme boundary.

South West: Based on the DAFWA South West Region boundary.

South Coast: Based on the DAFWA Southern Agricultural Region boundary up to the limit of clearing.

Goldfields: Eastern boundary defined by the limit of pastoral leases.

Nullarbor: Boundary defined by the limit of pastoral leases.

Arid Interior: Remaining part of the state where there are no pastoral leases.

Keywords

Western Australia, generalised geographic regions, Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne, Murchison, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, Metropolitan, South West, South Coast, Goldfields, Nullarbor, Arid Interior

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