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Managing our Environment

Middle Swamp

Description:

Middle Swamp.

Type/Class:

Bog 2

Size:

66.4 ha.

Altitude:

700 - 720 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

Southern margin of Lake Onslow, 23 km Southeast of Roxburgh.
NZTM (centre point): E1335370 N4947950.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.104, Map F27.

Territorial Authority:

Central Otago District Council.

 

Middle Swamp

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

 A4

High degree of wetland naturalness.

 A1 - A3, A5 -A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

  • Composition of red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) and Carex sp. 2

 

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.

Aerial view of Middle Swamp (March 2006)

Aerial view of Middle Swamp (March 2006)

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