Land Resources of Auvergne Station
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
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)
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
Northern Territory Government
204 pages ; colour photographs, maps, figures, tables ; 30 cm.
Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)
Northern Territory Government
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]
Land Resources of Auvergne Station A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District 46 Xerochloa imberbis/Tecticornia indica open tussock grassland.* Land unit 10iA Stratum Growth form Cover (cover range) % Av Height (height range) m Ground Tussock Grass 37 (20-50) 0.35 (0.1-0.7) This is a predominantly a Xerochloa imberbis low open tussock grassland with other less common abundant species being the samphire Tecticornia indica, and forbs Cressa australis, Trianthema triquetra and the grass Brachyachne convergens. Although usually a grassland formation it also occurs as an understorey to Excoecaria parvifolia open woodland. *This community is not described in Brocklehurst et al. (1998). The description has been derived using field data collected during 2015/2016.
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