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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 166 Site: AUV15 89 Element: Summit Surface Pattern: Plateau Substrate: Sandstone Australian Soil Classification: Lithic Leptic Tenosol (1TECYCZARAIKKT) Site Description: Very shallow, well drained, Leptic Tenosol with Corymbia dichromophloia and Eucalyptus miniata low open woodland Soil Profile Description Depth m Horizon Description Surface - Firm; 5% sandstone and 90% 100-400mm quartz sandstone and 5% 10mm sandstone surface gravels, 5% quartz sandstone rock outcrop 0-0.05 A1 Very dark greyish brown (10YR 3/2) (10YR 4/3 dry); loamy sand; massive, earthy; dry, weak; 4% 20mm subrounded tabular sandstone and 4% 5mm subrounded sandstone; field pH 5.6, EC 0.04 dS/m 0.05-0.20 A2 Dark brown (10YR 3/3) (10YR 5/3 dry); loamy sand, heavy; massive, earthy; dry, weak; 20% 20mm subrounded tabular sandstone and 20% 5mm subrounded sandstone coarse fragments; field pH 5, EC 0.02 dS/m Analytical Data Depth Total Available P mg/kg Ext. K Ext. S Extr. Micronutrients mg/kg m N % Bicarb Acid mg/kg mg/kg Cu Zn Mn Fe 0-0.05 0.04 <2.0 3.0 63 3.0 <0.1 <0.1 <2.0 23.4 Depth Coarse Fine Silt Clay ECEC/clay OC m Sand % Sand % % % ratio % 0-0.05 22 65 8 8 0.2 - 0.05-0.20 23 65 7 8 0.5 1.55 Depth pH1:5 EC1:5 H2O Cl1:5 NO3-N ADMC 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 0-0.05 5.3 0.01 <20 <1.0 <1.5 0.51 0.74 <0.08 0.19 2 4.3 0.7 5 5 0.35 0.05-0.20 5.6 0.03 <20 <1.0 <1.5 2.37 1.30 <0.08 0.29 4 2.0 1.8 5 6 0.27


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