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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Australia

The Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve in Queensland Australia is a 52 hectare remnant of the subtropical rainforest (complex notophyll vineforest) that previously covered the southern end of the Blackall Range and valleys on the west side of the range. The Reserve is currently an ecological island with no continuous habitat linkages to other nearby remnants. On a national scale, it is significant in being one of the few remnants of subtropical rainforest growing in optimum conditions on flat deep basalt soils in a high rainfall area.

Taken with a Nikon D2X with 10.5mm lens on a Nodal Ninja pano head.

Copyright: Bill Bailey
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5000x2500
Taken: 13/04/2005
Uploaded: 08/12/2008
Updated: 03/07/2014
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Tags: mary cairncross; park; reserve; queensland; australia; tropical; tropical forest; forest; vine forest; rainforest; rain forest; subtropical; nodal ninja
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