Chillagoe (42)

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Site name: Chillagoe
Site number: 42
Point numbers: 165 (Chillagoe Dry A), 166 (Chillagoe Wet A), 167 (Chillagoe Dry B), 168 (Chillagoe Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Queensland
Latitude: -17.198
Longitude: 144.504
Site description: Chillagoe lies within a belt of limestone approximately 5km wide and 45km long, extending from south of Chillagoe, north-west to the Walsh River and beyond. The vegetation of Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park is dominated by tropical woodland with isolated pockets of deciduous vine thicket. Bats and other taxa, including birds and reptiles, are found in Chillagoe’s caves.