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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 171 Site: AUV15 20 Element: Supratidal Flat Pattern: Marine Plain Substrate: Not present Australian Soil Classification: Epicalcareous Supratidal Hydrosol (1HYEWFYYYAENOX) Site Description: Very deep, poorly drained, Supratidal Hydrosol with Cressa australis low isolated forbs Soil Profile Description Depth m Horizon Description Surface - Firm, saline, surface crust, trampled; non-gravelly 0-0.05 A1 Brown (10YR 5/3); 5% 3mm distinct orange mottles; silty clay loam; massive, earthy; dry, firm, slightly sticky; field pH 7.2, EC 10.97 dS/m 0.05-0.90 B21 Brown (10YR 4/3); 5% 5mm faint orange mottles; medium clay, silty; weak structure; moist, slightly sticky; field pH 7.6, EC 9.84 dS/m 0.90-1.50 B22 Dark yellowish brown (10YR 4/4); 5% 5mm distinct orange mottles; medium clay, silty; moderate structure; moist, slightly sticky; field pH 8.1, EC 4.73 dS/m 1.50-2.40 B23 Yellowish brown (10YR 5/4); 25% 5mm distinct orange and grey mottles; light clay, silty; moderate structure; moist, slightly sticky; field pH 8.1, EC 7.96 dS/m 2.40-2.50 B24 Brown (10YR 5/3); 15% 10mm distinct orange mottles; silty loam; massive, earthy; wet, slightly sticky; field pH 8.1, EC 13.04 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 Fine 8.4 0.09 -48 -2.4 0.50 Fine 16.6 0.20 -178 -8.9 1.00 Fine 19.6 0.24 -418 -20.9 1.50 Fine 20.9 0.26 -437 -21.8 2.00 Fine 21.8 0.28 -530 -26.5 2.50 Fine 21.5 0.27 -905 -45.2 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 7.34 7.43 0.09 Very High 7.85 0 0.011 7 0.41 82 0.50 8.25 8.36 0.11 Very High 8.70 0 0.010 6 1.38 276 1.00 8.51 8.67 0.16 Very High 8.94 0 0.009 6 3.18 635 1.50 8.57 8.72 0.15 Very High 9.04 0 0.009 6 3.32 663 2.00 8.61 8.63 0.02 Very High 9.10 0 0.008 5 4.02 803 2.50 8.88 8.39 -0.49 Very High 9.43 0 0.008 5 6.83 1365


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