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WA Coastal Compartments Primary

Coastal compartments are structural features relating to geological features and landforms that can be used to provide a framework for planning and management of the coastine. The primary compartment boundaries for WA were determined by identifying major changes in rock type along the coast and changes in shoreline orientation, while incorporating complete landforms of coastal significance. The primary compartments have then been subdivided to produce secondary and tertiary compartments. This dataset was commissioned by the Department of Planning and compiled by Damara Pty Ltd and the Geological Society of WA. A full report was also prepared to accompany the dataset , published August 2011. Some superficial changes have been made to the dataset since publication of the report in order to amalgamate the data into a nationwide compartment dataset developed by Geoscience Australia.

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Title WA Coastal Compartments Primary
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Other
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency notPlanned
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/dataset/65bcf3e3-3836-449b-b385-a11ac0b61a29
Date Published 2017-06-24
Date Updated 2017-06-24
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[112.451046, -35.44967], [129.019969, -35.44967], [129.019969, -9.531095], [112.451046, -9.531095], [112.451046, -35.44967]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Australian Oceans Data Network CSW Harvester
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