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Land resources of the Victoria River District



Land resources of the Victoria River District


Napier, Diane E; Hill, Jason V; Northern Territory. Department of Land Resource Management. Land Resource Assessment Branch


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical Report Number 19/2012




Victoria River


This Technical Report describes a land resource survey. It was mapped at a survey scale of 1:100 000 and includes a description of the landforms, soils and vegetation for 237 land units. The surveyed area of 74 502km2 is located 700km south west of Darwin and covers 23 major land holdings in the Victoria River District, (VRD) Northern Territory. The objectives of the project were to map, describe and evaluate the pastoral lands of the VRD and provide this information to land managers, industry, government and other relevant stakeholders.


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. Previous Mapping; 3. Survey Collection Methodology and Data Collection; 4. Lithology and Stratigraphy; 5. Landform; 6. Soil Classification; 7. Vegetation; 8. Land Evaluation; 9. Soil Erosion; 10. Land Unit Descriptions; References; Appendices x 10. Tables x 49. Figures x 10.




Soils -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River; Land use -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River; Geology -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River

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Northern Territory Government

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Technical Report Number 19/2012


vii, 363 pages : colour illustrations and maps ; 30 cm.

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

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Northern Territory Government



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2525 of the Victoria River DistrictLAND RESOURCES 25 Victoria River Roadhouse Top Springs Pigeon Hole Timber Creek Bulla Yarralin Amanbidji Daguragu Kalkarindji Lajamanu HIG HW AY VIC TOR IA HIGHWAY VICTORIA W E S T E R N A U S T R A LI A N O R T H E R N T E R R IT O R Y DUNGOWAN BULLO RIVER AUVERGNE WILLEROO DELAMERE NEWRY KILLARNEY ROSEWOOD WATERLOO CAMFIELD CATTLE CREEK WAVE HILL KIRKIMBIE MISTAKE CREEK INVERWAY LIMBUNYA RIVEREN WALLAMUNGA BUNDA BIRRINDUDU BRUMBY PLAINS HUMBERT RIVER MONTEJINNI WEST MONTEJINNI EAST VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS BRADSHAW TRAINING AREA DELAMERE TRAINING AREA Judbarra / Gregory National Park Judbarra / Gregory National Park Keep River National Park Extension (Prop) Keep River National Park 600000mE 700000mE 800000mE500000mE 800000mE700000mE600000mE500000mE 80 00 00 0m E 81 00 00 0m E 82 00 00 0m E 82 00 00 0m E 81 00 00 0m E 80 00 00 0m E C Northern Territory of Australia kilometres 0 20 40 60 80 kilometres 100 Black numbered lines are 100 000 metre intervals of the Map Grid of Australia (MGA) Zone 52 Transverse Mercator Projection Horizontal Datum: GDA 94 Plateaux Low Hills LANDFORM CLASSES Sideslopes Hills Rises Plains Alluvial Plains Drainage Systems Inland Wetlands Legend Highway Watercourse State Boundary Property Boundary General Features Population Centre LAND RESOURCES of the VICTORIA RIVER DISTRICT Figure 4Figure 4

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