Bordertown (Environmental Association 2.3.1)

location map showing Bordertown (Environmental Association 2.3.1)

An undulating plain traversed by the valley of Tatiara Creek. The soils are poorly drained and carry an open parkland of various eucalypts and bull oak. The land is used for cereal cropping and grazing of sheep and beef cattle.

The views are predominantly foreground panoramas of fields and pastures, with many of the trees aligned along road and field boundaries.

Climate
Mean annual rainfall
500 mm
Mean annual evaporation
1900 mm
Landform parameters
Landscape description
LIMESTONE PLAINS
Relief class
Low (31 to 90 m)
Maximum relief
40 m
Mean altitude
90 m
Grain
Very coarse (Greater than 1,280 m)
Drainage network
Rare
Location
Longitude
140.83° E
Latitude
36.37° S
Area
370 Km2
Groundwater resources and quality
Fractured rocks
None
Sedimentary rocks
General suitability (less than 100 mg/L)
Shallow unconsolidated sediments
Limited suitability (1,000 to 3,000 mg/L)

Elevation profile Elevation Profile for the Bordertown (Environmental Association 2.3.1)