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 68 from intense rainfall from elevated landscapes particularly the Pinkerton Range. As gullies and channels cut deeper into the soil profile, the sodic layers are exposed to water further exacerbating the erosion and delivering increased sediment loads into the rivers (Figures 10.2 and 10.3). These landscapes are readily identifiable on satellite imagery as eroded white patches clearly reflecting the legacy gullying process as illustrated in Figure 10.4. Figure 10.2 Topsoil and subsoil has been removed by gully erosion. Figure 10.3 Ground cover loss and poor condition exacerbate the damage. Figure 10.4 Land unit 8l3A on World Imagery (2017) at 1:50 000 scale. At 1:50 000 scale the 8l3A unit is clearly visible and is distinguished by green open woodland and white areas reflecting bare ground and erosion.
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