Wet Tropics region GLM land types

To view the description for a specific land type within the Wet Tropics of Queensland, click on the land type or plant index below:

Individual land types:

Have you come across an AL GLM land type code on your land type map? AL land type codes are given to regional ecosystems not suitable for grazing. Find out what your AL code represents


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