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Soil and Land Suitability Assessment for Irrigated Agriculture in the Wildman River area, Northern Territory.

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Title

Soil and Land Suitability Assessment for Irrigated Agriculture in the Wildman River area, Northern Territory.

Other title

Agricultural Land Suitability Series, Report 2

Creator

Easey, D; Brocklehurst, P; Carnavas, M; Northern Territory. Department of Land Resource Management

Editor

Hill, J. V.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; DLRM Technical Report 2/2016; Agricultural Land Suitability Series – Report 2

Date

2016-02-28

Location

Wildman River

Description

This report describes the dominant landform, soils and vegetation of the Wildman River Area, Northern Territory. The study area covers 343km2 and is located approximately 100km south-east of Darwin via the Arnhem Highway and is situated between the Mary River and Kakadu National Parks. The primary purpose of the investigation was to map, describe and evaluate soil landscapes to inform future irrigation development in an area with identified potential for groundwater extraction. The soil and land suitability investigation was undertaken in 2015.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Table of contents

Executive Summary, 1. Introduction, 2. Methodology, 3. Landscapes, 4. Land Units, 5. Soil, 6. Vegetation, 7. Land Evaluation, 8. Management Considerations, 9. References, Appendix A-H.

Language

English

Subject

Soil surveys -- Northern Territory -- Wildman River; Soils -- Northern Territory -- Wildman River; Land capability for agriculture -- Northern Territory -- Wildman River; Irrigation -- Northern Territory -- Wildman River; Land suitabililty; Irrigated agriculture; Soil survey

Publisher name

Land Assessment Branch, Department of Land Resource Management

Place of publication

Darwin (N.T.)

Series

DLRM Technical Report 2/2016; Agricultural Land Suitability Series – Report 2

Format

x, 162 pages : colour illustrations and maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

ISBN

9781743500941

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Related links

http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/metadata/export_data?type=html&metadata_id=25420B7D7CE9C3E1E050CD9B21442808

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/262495

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/479925

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/479927


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