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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 vi List of Tables Table 1.1 Auvergne long-term averages ............................................................................. 4 Table 3.1 Auvergne site breakdown .................................................................................... 9 Table 4.1 Lithology extent ................................................................................................. 11 Table 5.1 Landform classes (NCST 2009) ........................................................................ 15 Table 6.1 Soil order extent (Isbell and NCST 2016) ......................................................... 19 Table 7.1 Soil erodibility classes for soil based on K factor (Rosewell and Loch 2002 ..... 25 Table 7.2 K factor results and inherent erodibility findings for analytical sites .................. 26 Table 7.3 K factor results and inherent erodibility findings for land units based on representative analytical sites taken from the Land Resources of the Victoria River District (Napier and Hill 2012) ..................................................... 27 Table 7.4 Salinity ratings for soil based on ECe (reproduced from Hazelton and Murphy 2016) .................................................................................................... 29 Table 7.5 Multiplier factors for converting EC1:5 (dS/m) to an approximate value of ECe (dS/m) (Hazelton and Murphy 2016) ................................................................. 29 Table 7.6 Salinity levels for Auvergne analytical sites ...................................................... 31 Table 7.7 Sodicity scale (Burgess 2003) ........................................................................... 34 Table 7.8 Sodicity results from analytical data .................................................................. 35 Table 8.1 Pasture ratings .................................................................................................. 48 Table 9.1 Summary of limitation classes for each land unit .............................................. 52 Table 9.2 Limitation classes according to slope ................................................................ 53 Table 9.3 Limitation classes according to rock outcrop .................................................... 53 Table 9.4 Limitation classes according to soil depth ......................................................... 54 Table 9.5 Limitation classes according to soil drainage .................................................... 55 Table 9.6 Summary of land units with sensitive or significant vegetation ......................... 57 Table 9.7 Land units with sensitive or significant vegetation habitats ............................... 58 Table 9.8 Acid sulfate soils ............................................................................................... 60 Table 9.9 Salinity ratings for soil based on ECe (reproduced from Hazelton and Murphy 2016) .................................................................................................... 60 Table 9.10 Land unit Erosion risk classification and extent km ......................................... 63


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