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The Wet Tropics Biogeographic Region

South of the boundary between the Peninsula and the Wet Tropics there is a distinct vegetational change, the area to the south of the boundary being mountainous rainforest. These forests are more extensive than those in the Peninsula region, and are restricted to the narrow belt along the coast, extending inland from the coastal plains to the foothills and ridges and tablelands. They extend from sea level to about 1600 m above sea level, averaging between 600 and 900 m.

Sources & Further reading

Dawn W. Frith & Clifford B. Frith, Cape York Peninsula: A Natural History, Reed, 1995

 

 

 

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