Bumbunga (Environmental Association 4.6.10)

location map showing Bumbunga (Environmental Association 4.6.10)

A low-lying tract with salt lakes and occasional dunes. The plains and dunes have a grassland cover used for rotation cereal cultivation and livestock grazing. The margins of the lakes support a low shrubland used for livestock grazing.

Climate
Mean annual rainfall
350-450 mm
Mean annual evaporation
1800-2000 mm
Landform parameters
Landscape description
ALLUVIAL PLAINS
Relief class
Very low (6 to 30 m)
Maximum relief
20 m
Mean altitude
130 m
Grain
Very coarse (Greater than 1,280 m)
Drainage network
Rare
Location
Longitude
138.23° E
Latitude
33.75° S
Area
175 Km2
Groundwater resources and quality
Fractured rocks
None
Sedimentary rocks
Unsuitable for livestock (greater than 14,000 mg/L)
Shallow unconsolidated sediments
None

Elevation profile Elevation Profile for the Bumbunga (Environmental Association 4.6.10)