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Managing our Environment

Clifton Hill Marshes

Description:

Clifton Hill Marshes.

Type/Class:

Marsh. 2

Size:

4.1 ha.

Altitude:

140 - 160 m above sea level.

Approximate location:

Northeast of the intersection of Seddon Hill Road and Swamp Road, Tapanui.
NZTM (centre point): E1304710 N4907290.

Regional Plan:

Water for Otago
Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.27, Map F29.

Territorial Authority:

Clutha District Council.

 

Clifton Hill Marshes

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 marshes remain in Otago. 2

A1 - A3, A6 - A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.

 

Other Information:

Composition of red tussock (Chionochloa rubra). 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 Clifton Hill Marshes (March 2006)

Aerial View of Clifton Hill Marshes (March 2006)

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