Shows the boundaries of the Australian basins as defined by the Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand (ARMCANZ). This data shows boundary and attribute information for 12 divisions, 77 regions and 245 basins. It also
contains, for each basin, information relating to its individual basin/region/division name and number. State borders are also included in the data. Data for Division XIII Distant Islands Division is not included.
These basins are the primary building block for the collection of national
hydrologic data and the assessment of water resources.
Data are suitable for GIS applications.
Free online download. Available in ArcView Shapefile and MapInfo mid/mif.
Currency: June 1997
Format: ArcInfo Export, ArcView Shapefile and MapInfo mid/mif
Medium: Free online and CD-ROM (fee applies)
Maintenance and Update Frequency: unknown
Statement: Data for basin boundaries have been captured by relevant State and Territory authorities from 1:10 000 and 1:250 000 scale source material. The balance of the data are from Geoscience Australia's GEODATA Coast 100K which includes coastlines and State and Territory borders.