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Land Resources of Auvergne Station

Details:

Title

Land Resources of Auvergne Station

Other title

A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District

Creator

Napier, Diane; Edmeades, Bart; Lynch, Brian; McGregor, Robert; Northern Territory. Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Editor

Hill, J.V.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Jul-18

Date

2018-06-30

Location

Auvergne Station; NT Portion 2676; Victoria River Downs; Victoria River District

Description

This report for Auvergne Station is a supplement to Land Resources of the Victoria River District (2012) and completes the land resource assessment of the district which covers 24 properties and approximately 78 760 km² of pastoral land. Land unit mapping at 1:100 000 describes the landforms, soils and vegetation in the district.

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Table of contents

Table of contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Previous mapping; 3. Survey methodology and data collection; 4. Lithology; 5. Landform; 6. Soil; 7. Soil physical and chemical characteristics; 8. Vegetation; 9. Land evaluation; 10. Soil erosion; 11. Land unit descriptions; 12. References; Appendices 1 - 12.

Language

English

Subject

Soils -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; Land use -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; Geology -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; land resource assessment; land units; soil landscapes; vegetation communities

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

Jul-18

Format

204 pages ; colour photographs, maps, figures, tables ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781743501498

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Related links

http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/metadata/export_data?type=html&metadata_id=E3F20A909A8123ADE040CD9B21446CC0; http://hdl.handle.net/10070/245323 [Land resources of the Victoria River District]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/300258

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/378762

Page content

Land Resources of Auvergne Station A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District 137 Site: AUV15 03 Element: Plain Pattern: Plain Substrate: Not present Australian Soil Classification: Self-mulching Grey Vertosol (1VEADEIGBEQRW) Site Description: Deep, imperfectly drained, Grey Vertosol with Eucalyptus microtheca, Bauhinia cunninghamii and Atalaya hemiglauca low open woodland Soil Profile Description Depth m Horizon Description Surface - Self-mulching, cryptogam surface; non-gravelly 0-0.10 A1 Dark greyish brown (10YR4/2); light medium clay; moderate (3-20mm) polyhedral structure; dry, very strong; 1% 2mm calcareous nodules, 1% 1mm manganiferous nodules; field pH 6.6, EC 0.18 dS/m 0.10-0.55 B21 Greyish brown (10YR 5/2); medium heavy clay; strong (3-20mm) polyhedral structure; moist, very strong, common distinct slickensides; 2% 2mm calcareous nodules, 1% 1mm manganiferous nodules; field pH 8.8, EC 0.26 dS/m 0.55-1.00 B22 Brown (10YR 5/3); medium heavy clay; strong (3-20mm) polyhedral structure; moist, very strong, common distinct slickensides; 2% 1mm calcareous nodules, 1% 1mm manganiferous nodules; field pH 8.6, EC 0.97 dS/m 1.00-1.40 B23 Yellowish brown (10YR 5/4); 20% 5mm faint brown mottles, 5% 5mm faint orange mottles; medium heavy clay; strong (3-20mm) polyhedral structure; moist, very strong, common distinct slickensides; 2% 1mm calcareous nodules, 1% 1mm manganiferous nodules; field pH 8.0, EC 1.66 dS/m Analytical Data Depth Total Available P mg/kg Ext. K Sulfur Extr. Micronutrients mg/kg m N % Bicarb Acid mg/kg mg/kg Cu Zn Mn Fe 0-0.10 0.08 6.9 - - 4.8 1.0 0.4 6.9 25.0 Depth Coarse Fine Silt Clay ECEC/clay OC m Sand % Sand % % % ratio % 0-0.10 13 17 28 42 1.0 1.09 0.10-0.20 11 22 23 45 1.0 0.71 0.20-0.30 12 19 25 44 0.9 0.44 0.50-0.60 8 19 26 48 0.9 0.66 0.80-0.90 15 20 18 47 1.0 0.48 1.10-1.20 12 17 21 50 0.9 0.25 Depth pH1:5 EC1:5 H2O Cl1:5 NO3-N ARMC Exchangeable Cations Cmol/kg ECEC ESP Ca/Mg 15 Bar 1/3 Bar R1 Disp. M H2O dS/m mg/kg mg/kg % Ca Mg Na K Cmol/kg % Ratio % % Ratio 0-0.10 8.2 0.13 53 1.1 6.0 29.77 9.73 0.38 0.74 41 0.9 3.1 - - - 0.10-0.20 8.8 0.21 110 - 8.6 31.90 11.46 1.88 0.66 46 4.1 2.8 - - - 0.20-0.30 9.0 0.11 12 - 10.0 26.47 11.57 1.19 0.47 40 3.0 2.3 - - - 0.50-0.60 9.6 0.36 124 - 11.7 21.38 14.17 8.51 0.49 45 19.1 1.5 - - - 0.80-0.90 9.4 0.73 849 - 14.0 19.26 13.86 12.44 0.59 46 26.9 1.4 - - - 1.10-1.20 9.2 1.06 1514 - 14.8 16.35 13.65 13.99 0.74 45 31.3 1.2 - - -


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