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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 187 Type Description Height NVIS Code Cover value Sparse Hummock grassland (spinifex) (very sparse cover) Tall sparse hummock grassland 1 - > 2 m H4r/H3r foliage cover/ground cover < 10% Mid sparse hummock grassland 0.5 1 m H2r Low sparse hummock grassland < 0.5 m H1r Closed Tussock grassland (dense cover) Tall closed tussock grassland 1 - > 2 m G4d/G3d foliage cover/ground cover 70 100% Mid closed tussock grassland 0.5 1 m G2d Low closed tussock grassland < 0.5 m G1d Tussock grassland (mid dense cover) Tall tussock grassland 1 - > 2 m G4c/G3c foliage cover/ground cover 30 70% Mid tussock grassland 0.5 1 m G2c Low tussock grassland < 0.5 m G1c Open Tussock grassland (open cover) Tall open tussock grassland 1 - > 2 m G4i/G3i foliage cover/ground cover 10 30% Mid open tussock grassland 0.5 1 m G2i Low open tussock grassland < 0.5 m G1i Sparse Tussock grassland (very sparse cover) Tall sparse grassland 1 - > 2 m G4r/G3r foliage cover/ground cover < 10% Mid sparse grassland 0.5 1 m G2r Low sparse grassland < 0.5 m G1r Forbland (herbs) (mid dense cover) Tall forbland 1 - > 2 m F4c/F3c foliage cover/ground cover 30 70% Mid forbland 0.5 1 m F2c Low forbland < 0.5 m F1c Open Forbland (herbs) (open cover) Tall open forbland 1 - > 2 m F4i/F3i foliage cover/ground cover 10 - 30% Mid open forbland 0.5 1 m F2i Low open forbland < 0.5 m F1i Sparse Forbland (herbs) (very sparse cover) Tall sparse forbland 1 - > 2 m F4r/F3r foliage cover/ground cover < 10% Mid sparse forbland 0.5 1 m F2r Low sparse forbland < 0.5 m F1r Mallee woodland (multi-stemmed trees, usually > 8m tall with 4 trunks or less) Tall mallee woodland 10 30 m M7i foliage cover 10 30% crown cover 20 50% Mid mallee woodland < 10 m M6i Low mallee woodland < 3 m M5i Open Mallee woodland (multistemmed trees, usually > 8m tall with 4 trunks or less) (open cover) Tall open mallee woodland 10 30 m M7r foliage cover < 10 % crown cover *5- 20% Mid open mallee woodland <10 m M6r Low open mallee woodland < 3 m M5r Mallee shrubland (< 8m tall with 5 or more trunks) (mid dense cover) Tall mallee shrubland 10 30 m Y7c foliage cover 30 70% crown cover 50 - 80% Mid mallee shrubland <10 m Y6c Low mallee shrubland < 3 m Y5c Open Mallee shrubland (< 8m tall with 5 or more trunks) (open cover) Tall open mallee shrubland 10 30 m Y7i foliage cover 10 30% crown cover 20 50% Mid open mallee shrubland <10 m Y6i Low open mallee shrubland < 3 m Y5i Sparse Mallee shrubland (< 8m tall with 5 or more trunks) (very sparse cover) Tall sparse mallee shrubland 10 30 m Y7r foliage cover < 10 % crown cover *5- 20% Mid sparse mallee shrubland <10 m Y6r Low sparse mallee shrubland < 3 m Y5r Isolated Mallee shrubs Tall isolated mallee shrubs/ Tall isolated clump of mallee shrubs 10 30 m Y7bi/Y7b c *< 0.25% crown cover


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