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Managing our Environment

Gilmour Road Marsh

Description:

Gilmour Road Marsh.

Type/Class:

Marsh 2.

Size:

0.9 ha.

Altitude:

120 - 140 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

East of the intersection of Knobby Range Road and Roxburgh East Road, Roxburgh.
NZTM (centre point): E1312570 N4955240.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.50, Map F13.

Territorial Authority:

Central Otago District Council.

 

Gilmour Road Marsh

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

A5

Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of marshes remain in Otago. 2

A1 - A4, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

  • Listed as an Additional Wetland in Schedule 19.6A of the Central Otago District Plan. 55

 

Aerial View of Gilmour Road Marsh (March 2005)

Aerial View of Gilmour Road Marsh (March 2005)

Gilmour Road Marsh (December 2010)

Gilmour Road Marsh (December 2010) 51

Gilmour Road Marsh (December 2010)

Gilmour Road Marsh (December 2010) 51

References:

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.

51 Otago Regional Council – Photo Archive.

55 Central Otago District Council (2008) Central Otago District Plan, Published by Central Otago District Council, Alexandra.

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