Macfarlane Road Oxbow Swamp

Description: Macfarlane Road Oxbow Swamp.
Type/Class: Swamp. 2
Size: 2.09 ha
Altitude: 40-60 m above sea level.
Approximate location: 2.3 km South of the intersection of Burkes Ford Road and MacFarlane Road, Clinton | NZTM (centre point): E1323150 N4891860.
Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.91, Map F30.
Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.

Interactive map of Macfarlane Road Oxbow Swamp

Recorded Values

Value Description
A5 Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of swamps remain in Otago. 2
A1 - A4, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Aerial View of Macfarlane Road Oxbow Swamp (March 2006)



2 Ausseil, A.G., Newsome, P., Johnson, P. (2008) Wetland Mapping in the Otago Region. Landcare Research Contract Report prepared for the Otago Regional Council.