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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 170 Appendix 3 Acid Sulfate Soil Analytical Data Site: AUV15 16 Element: Stream Channel Pattern: Marine Plain Substrate: Not present Australian Soil Classification: Haplic Hypersalic Hydrosol (1HYCSCDYYCENNX) Site Description: Very deep, poorly drained, Hypersalic Hydrosol with Urochloa subquadripara tall sparse grassland Soil Profile Description Depth m Horizon Description Surface - Trampled, poached, saline; non-gravelly 0-0.04 A1 Pale brown (10YR 6/3); silty loam, light; massive, earthy; moist; field pH 7.7, EC 4.58 dS/m 0.04-1.00 D1 Dark grey (10YR 4/1); silty clay loam; massive, earthy; moist; field pH 8.3, EC 2.03 dS/m 1.00-1.40 D2 Greyish brown (2.5Y 5/2); silty loam; massive, earthy; wet; field pH 8.5, EC 3.24 dS/m 1.40-2.20 D3 Grey (5Y 5/1); silty clay loam; massive, earthy; wet; field pH 8.5, EC 3.21 dS/m Acid Sulfate Soil Analytical Data Depth m Texture Moisture content Net acidity Lime calculation % moisture of total weight g moisture/ g of oven dry soil mole H+/ tonne kg CaCO3/ tonne 0 Medium 14.3 0.17 -342 -17.1 0.50 Fine 23.5 0.31 -436 -21.8 1.00 Fine 24.5 0.32 -943 -47.1 1.50 Fine 25.3 0.34 -856 -42.8 2.00 Fine 28.9 0.41 142 10.7 Depth m Lab peroxide screening technique Titratable actual acidity Reduced inorganic sulfur Acid neutralizing capacity Initial pH pHFOX pH change Reaction pHKCl Mole H +/ tonne % chromium reducible S % CaCO3 Mole H+/ tonne Water Peroxide %Scr Mole H+/ tonne 0 8.93 8.34 -0.59 Very High 9.24 0 0.009 6 2.61 521 0.50 8.64 7.25 -1.39 Very High 8.92 0 0.076 47 3.63 725 1.00 8.83 8.92 0.09 Very High 9.16 0 0.011 7 7.13 1425 1.50 8.73 8.39 -0.34 Very High 9.16 0 0.148 92 7.12 1423 2.00 8.49 2.88 -5.61 Very High 8.81 0 0.642 400 1.94 388


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