Byilcaoora (Environmental Association 8.2.16)

location map showing Byilcaoora (Environmental Association 8.2.16)

Low narrow strike ridges and hills on sandstone, and intervening plains with dunes. There is a mixed cover of open hummock grassland, low open woodland with an understory of grasses and forbs, and tall shrubland, used for extensive livestock grazing.

Climate
Mean annual rainfall
150 mm
Mean annual evaporation
3900 mm
Landform parameters
Landscape description
RIDGES/RANGES
Relief class
Low (31 to 90 m)
Maximum relief
90 m
Mean altitude
350 m
Grain
Coarse (640 to 1,280 m)
Drainage network
Rare
Location
Longitude
133.42° E
Latitude
27.25° S
Area
620 Km2
Groundwater resources and quality
Fractured rocks
None
Sedimentary rocks
No Data/Unknown
Shallow unconsolidated sediments
Mainly for livestock (3,001 to 7,000 mg/L)

Elevation profile Elevation Profile for the Byilcaoora (Environmental Association 8.2.16)