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Land Resources of Auvergne Station



Land Resources of Auvergne Station

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A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District


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


Hill, J.V.


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




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


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.


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

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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.




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

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Northern Territory Government

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

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

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Northern Territory Government



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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]

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Land Resources of Auvergne Station A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District To reference this report: Napier, D., Edmeades, B., Lynch, B., & McGregor, R. (2018) Land Resources of Auvergne Station: A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District. Technical Report 7/2018D. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Northern Territory Government, Darwin, NT. The map series accompanying this report can be downloaded from the NR Maps website. http://nrmaps.nt.gov.au Disclaimer: All care and diligence has been exercised in the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data and recommendations presented in this report. The works undertaken have been completed in a skilled, professional manner, according to recommended and accepted Australian practices and standards. Specific circumstances and research findings after the date of publication may influence the accuracy of the data and recommendations within this report. While the findings presented in this report are based on information that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, NTG considers reliable unless stated otherwise, the accuracy and completeness of source information cannot be guaranteed. The information compiled in this report addresses specifically identified objectives of the project stakeholders, and as such may not address the needs of third parties using the report for their own purposes. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, NTG and its employees accept no liability or responsibility for any losses, damages, costs or other consequences for any action taken or not taken on the basis of any part of the contents of this report. Those acting on information provided in this report do so entirely at their own risk. In addition, natural landscapes are not uniform entities and because of this natural variability, mapping, monitoring, sampling and analytical techniques can never produce completely precise results for any given site or area. As such, specific data, information and conclusions presented in this report should only be used within the limitations and methodology specified, and users need to consider and take account of the environmental variability and uncertainty associated with natural systems, when using findings from this study. Front cover photographs: Top left. Boabs. Top Right: Morning drink, West Baines Crossing. (Photo courtesy of Diane Napier (personal collection)) Bottom left: Dawn, West Baines junction. (Photo courtesy of Aidan Wright (personal collection)) Bottom right: Plateau on the Pinkerton Range opposite Karracumby Peak. http://nrmaps.nt.gov.au/

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