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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 189 Appendix 9 NVIS Cover and Height Classes Cover Code Description d Foliage cover 70100% Crown cover 80100% Ground cover 70100% c Foliage cover 3070% Crown cover 5080% Ground cover 30-70% Foliage cover 1030% Crown cover 2050% Ground cover 1030% r Foliage cover <10% Crown cover 0.2520% Ground cover <10% bi Foliage cover ~0% (scattered/isolated) Crown cover 00.25% Ground cover ~0% bc Foliage cover ~0% (clumped) Crown cover 00.25% Ground cover ~0% Source: ESCAVI (2003) Height Growth Form Height Class Height Range (m) tree, vine (M & U), palm (single- stemmed) shrub, heath shrub, chenopod shrub, ferns, samphire shrub, cycad, tree-fern, grass- tree, palm (multi-stemmed) tree mallee, mallee shrub tussock grass, hummock grass, other grass, sedge, rush, forbs, vine (G) bryophyte, lichen, seagrass, aquatic 8 >30 tall NA NA NA NA 7 1030 mid NA tall NA NA 6 <10 low NA mid NA NA 5 <3 NA NA low NA NA 4 >2 NA tall NA tall NA 3 12 NA mid NA tall NA 2 0.5-1 NA low NA mid tall 1 <0.5 NA low NA low low Source: ESCAVI (2003) based on Walker and Hopkins (1998) Height Code Descriptions 8 Height range >30 m Trees, Vines (in M and U), Palms (single-stemmed), Epiphytes. 7 Height range 1030 m Trees, Vines (in M and U), Palms (single-stemmed), Mallee, Mallee Shrub, 6 Height range <10 m Trees, Vines (in M and U), Palms (single-stemmed), Epiphytes; Height Range 310 m Mallee, Mallee Shrub, Epiphytes. 5 Height range <3 m Mallee, Mallee Shrub, Epiphytes. 4 Height range >2 m Cycads, Grass-trees, Tree-ferns, Shrubs, Heath Shrub, Chenopod Shrub, Ferns, Samphire, Palms (multi-stemmed), Tussock and Hummock Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Forbs, Epiphytes (in G), Vines (in G). 3 Height range 12 m Cycads, Grass-trees, Tree-ferns, Shrubs, Heath Shrub, Chenopod Shrub, Ferns, Samphire, Palms (multi-stemmed), Tussock and Hummock Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Forbs, Epiphytes (in G), Vines (in G). 2 Height range 0.51 m Cycads, Grass-trees, Tree-ferns, Shrubs, Heath Shrub, Chenopod Shrub, Ferns, Samphire, Palms (multi-stemmed), Tussock and Hummock Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Forbs, Liverwort, Lichen, Moss, Seagrasses). 1 Height range <0.5 m (Cycads, Xanthorrhoea, Shrubs, Heath Shrub, Chenopod Shrub, Ferns, Samphire, Tussock and Hummock Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Forbs, Lichen, Bryophyte, Seagrasses, Epiphytes (in G), Vines (in G). Unknown Unknown Source: ESCAVI (2003)