Deserts and xeric shrublands
Western central Australia
60,200 square miles
Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
The Gibson Desert ecoregion comprises the ‘Gibson Desert’ IBRA (Thackway and Cresswell 1995).
Thackway, R. and I. D. Cresswell. editors. 1995. An Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia: a framework for establishing the national system of reserves, Version 4.0. Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra.
Prepared by: Angas Hopkins