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The Rainforests of Cape York Peninsula

J. P. Stanton

The Rainforests of Cape York Peninsula

by J. P. Stanton

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Published by Rainforest CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural Resources,
  • Nature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCooperative Research Centre for Tropical (Other Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11049612M
    ISBN 100864437366
    ISBN 109780864437365
    OCLC/WorldCa65526444

    Book now your hotel in Cape York Peninsula and pay later with Expedia. Enjoy free cancellation on most hotels. Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay in Cape York Peninsula. Find cheap deals and discount rates that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia. Cape York Peninsula displays an amazing variety of vegetation and biodiversity. The most spectacular examples are the dense rainforests of the Jardine River and Iron Range national parks. These steamy, species-rich forests are more akin to New Guinea’s jungles and are filled with palms, vines, fig trees, wild banana and ground orchids.

    An estimated 20 percent of the national extent of rainforest occurs on the Cape York Peninsula, concentrated on the east coast. These rainforests are in nearly pristine condition. Extensive mangroves line both coasts of the Peninsula, and contain 36 mangrove species (Cape York .   Traditional owners have been granted native title over part of Queensland’s Cape York peninsula following a long battle. At 1, square kilometre-area in and around Shelburne Bay, which.

    Mammals of Cape York Peninsula: with notes on the occurrence of rain forest in Queensland. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 98, article 7 Tate, G. H. H. (George Henry Hamilton),   The road is dry, dusty and often, rough as guts, but driving the Cape York Peninsula is one hell of a road trip. It’s about km from Cairns to Cape York, which isn’t a big distance when we’re talking about a country the size of Australia. But this isn’t a one-way trip.


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The Rainforests of Cape York Peninsula by J. P. Stanton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cape York Peninsula Rainforest & Jungle Hotels: Browse our selection of 63 hotels in Cape York Peninsula. Conveniently book with Expedia to save time & money. The remote, beautiful and poorly known rainforests of Cape York Peninsula tell a special story about Australia’s historic and present-day connections to New Guinea.

Life in the Cape York Rainforest highlights these connections by examining the fascinating biology of some of the most spectacular animals shared between the two regions.

The author recounts his own ground-breaking research on Cited by: 2. The Rainforests of Cape York Peninsula PREFACE In their report The Rainforests of Cape York Peninsula, Peter Stanton and David Fell have made a substantial contribution to our knowledge of the present extent, diversity, tenure and condition of these forests.

In the context of Australian rainforests this work should be seen as an addition to the. Rainforest - Cape York Peninsula Tropical rainforests (vine forests) are found on the Cape York Peninsula and from just south of Cooktown to just north of Townsville.

The rainforests in the Wet Tropics have more continuous rainfall than those on the Peninsula, that receive less rain during the wet season and have a longer dry season that is. | Rain forest ecology -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula. | Feral animals -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula.

| Weeds -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula. Form/genre: Electronic books: Other authors/contributors: Fell, David | Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management: Available From: Rainforest CRC, James.

The remote, beautiful and poorly known rainforests of Cape York Peninsula tell a special story about Australia’s historic and present-day connections to New Guinea.

Life in the Cape York Rainforest highlights these connections by examining the fascinating biology of some of the most spectacular animals shared between the two regions. The author recounts his own ground-breaking research on. Many Cape York animals are the same as the animals in the rest of north Queensland, and the rest of Australia.

But thanks to some land bridges that existed at times between the tip of Cape York and our neighbour Papua New Guinea, there are some species of birds, plants and animals that are only found in Cape York and New Guinea, and nowhere else in the world.

Cape York Rainforest The real Cape York rainforest on the other hand is on the real peninsula (Cooktown and north). There used to be a lot more of it, before Australia got as dry as it is today, but now the real Cape York rainforest is only found in a few remaining pockets.

Cape York Peninsula has a range of intact tropical rainforests, tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannahs, and shrublands, tropical savannahs, heath lands, wetlands, wild rivers and mangrove swamps. These are home to about species of flowering plants. Almost all of the Cape York Peninsula (%) still has its native vegetation.

Cape York Peninsula also contains one of the. While it's better known for it's four-wheel driving, Cape York's tropical rainforest and plethora of iconic attractions make it an attractive region to explore on foot.

Safety Precautions Be aware of the potential dangers specific to Cape York with our safety guide for one of Australia's wildest off-road areas. Cape York Peninsula. Covering an area nearly as big as the state of Victoria, it has characteristics and features that are of global, regional and national significance in respect of all eight natural heritage criteria, making it one of the last “untouched” tropical wildernesses in the world.

Get this from a library. Life in the Cape York rainforest. [Robert Heinsohn; Michael Cermak] -- "The remote, beautiful and poorly known rainforests of Cape York Peninsula tell a special story about Australias historic and present-day connections to New Guinea. This book aims to highlight the.

The Cape York Peninsula begins north of Cairns, extending almost kms to the geographical tip of Australia in the north. It covers aboutsquare kilometres -the Coral Sea is to the east of the Peninsula, the Torres Strait to the north, and the Gulf of Carpentaria to the west.

Cape York Peninsula – A National Icon Cape York Peninsula is an ancient and beautiful region that has been home to a diversity of Aboriginal and Islander peoples for thousands of years. But it is also a land of contrasts.

Roads that are flooded, muddy and impassable during much of. Cape York Peninsula bioregion 1 Description Area: km2 The Cape York Peninsula bioregion has north-trending ranges, which are surrounded by foothills and broad alluvial plains of low relief.

The vegetation of the bioregion is predominantly eucalypt and melaleuca woodlands with Darwin stringybark as the dominant species. Driving through the Cape York Peninsula, other areas which offer very productive birding are at Coen, Archer River, Musgrave and Nifold Plain regions.

Rainforest coast Shipton's Flat, near Rossville, is a lovely day out from Cooktown with refreshing waterholes and stunning scenery plus abundant bird life.

Chase the adventure of a lifetime on Cape York. Explore the landscapes and legends of Cape York Peninsula, one of Australia’s ‘last frontiers’, on a 4WD wilderness adventure of a lifetime.

Journey through vast savannah plains, wetlands and tropical rainforests, and explore the iconic national parks of ‘the cape’. Heading north way past the glitz of Port Douglas to the wilderness of Cape York Peninsula, it’s in the Wild North that you can combine your exploration of the World Heritage-listed double act of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest with a rugged, outback experience.

You will find an array of accommodation options in both Cooktown and the northern village of Bamaga. Rugged, remote Cape York Peninsula has one of the wildest tropical environments on the planet. The Great Dividing Range forms the spine of the Cape: tropical rainforests and palm-fringed beaches flank its eastern side, and sweeping savannah woodlands, eucalyptus forests and coastal mangroves its west.

For most Cape York travellers, making it to the northernmost tip of the Australian mainland is a rite of passage. Looking out over Frangipani Beach to the deeper waters beyond is the perfect place to reflect on the journey that led to this emphatic endpoint – a proverbial ‘edge of the world’ moment that’s made all the more special by.

Cape York Birding. The ‘Cape’ is an under-explored paradise with a large number of species of tropical birds, beautiful waterfalls and basking crocodiles. It’s also culturally significant to the continent’s settlement.

The Cape York Peninsula begins north of Cairns, extending almost kms to the geographical tip of Australia in the.The Rainforests of Cape York Peninsula Research Report Peter Stanton and David Fell ISBN 0 6: The objective of this study was to identify, as completely as possible, the rainge of rainforest types to be found on Cape York Peninsula and their distribution.

Following field work and research sincethe resulting classification of.Mammals of Cape York Peninsula: with notes on the occurrence of rain forest in Queensland.

Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 98, article 7. By. Cape York Expedition () Tate, G. H. H. (George Henry Hamilton), Type. Book. Publication info.