Fletcherview Research Station (61)

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Site name: Fletcherview Research Station
Site number: 61
Point numbers: 241 (Fletcherview Research Station Dry A), 242 (Fletcherview Research Station Wet A), 243 (Fletcherview Research Station Wet B), 244 (Fletcherview Research Station Dry B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
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Site location: Northern Queensland
Latitude: -19.883
Longitude: 146.178
Site description: Fletcherview Research Station is a fully functioning cattle station which also supports a wide variety of flora and fauna. The station covers 1960 hectares across black and red basalt soils, and alluvial river flats, and is composed of open savannah woodland and dry rainforest, with an understorey of native and exotic grass species. Fletcherview follows 2.5 kilometres of the Burdekin River and incorporates three major creek systems (Lolworth Creek, Pandanus Creek and Hann Creek).