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Managing our Environment

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, Maps F30.

Territorial Authority:
Clutha District Council.

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.

 

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 Macfarlane Road Oxbow Swamp (March 2006)

Aerial View of Macfarlane Road Oxbow Swamp (March 2006)

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