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Managing our Environment

Blair Swamp

Description:

None available.

Type/Class:

Swamp. 2

Size:

1.0 ha.

Altitude:

80-100 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

Tahakopa Valley Road, 20 km Northwest of Papatowai.
NZTM (centre point): E1311300 N4847500.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago.
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.14, Map F31.

Territorial Authority:

Clutha District Council.

 

Blair Swamp Aerial View of Blair Swamp (March 2006)  Updated: October 2011

Aerial View of Blair Swamp (March 2006) Updated: October 2011

Recorded Values:

Value

Description

A4

High degree of wetland naturalness. 2

A5

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

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

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.

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