Territory Stories

Land resources of the Victoria River District

Details:

Title

Land resources of the Victoria River District

Creator

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

Collection

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

Date

2012

Location

Victoria River

Description

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.

Notes

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.

Language

English

Subject

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

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

Technical Report Number 19/2012

Format

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

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781743500187

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=2DBCB771205706B6E040CD9B0F274EFE; http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/metadata/export_data?type=html&metadata_id=2DBCB771205706B6E040CD9B0F274EFE

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/245323

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/588695

Page content

358 of the Victoria River DistrictLAND RESOURCES 358 A pp en di x 10 S oi l t yp es a cr os s La nd u ni ts La nd U ni t B as al t re d so ils (A nt rim ) B as al t cr ac ki ng cl ay s (B au hi ni a) C ol lu vi al si lts to ne so ils (S ad dl e C k) Sh al lo w lim es to ne so ils (M on te jin ni ) Fe rr ug in ou s sh al lo w g ra ve lly R ed E ar th s (K irk im bi e) Fe rr ug in ou s m od er at el y de ep gr av el ly R ed E ar th s (K irk im bi e) Sh al lo w sa nd st on e so ils (P in ke rt on ) D ol om iti c Sa nd st on e (G re go ry ) M od er at el y de ep lim es to ne s oi ls (M on te jin ni ) D ee p pa le sa nd s (S pi rit H ill s) * G ra ni tic sa nd s (W in ne ck e) * 5c 4 001 5c 5 001 5c 6 001 5c 7 001 5c 8 10 0 5d 001 5d 1 001 5d 2 01 09 5d 3 001 5d 4 01 09 5d 5 001 5d 6 001 5d 7 01 09 5d 8 02 08 5d 9 09 01 5d 10 001 5d 11 001 5d 12 001 5e 1 001 5f 1 08 02 5f 2 08 02 5f 3 02 08 5f 4 08 02 5g 001 5g 1 001 5g 2 001 5g 3 001 5g 4 001 5g 5 001 5g 6 001 5g 7 001 5g 8 001 5g 9 001 5g 10 001 Appendix 10 Estimate of Soil Types (%) Across Land Units A pp en di x 10 S oi l t yp es a cr os s La nd u ni ts La nd U ni t A llu vi al cr ac ki ng c la ys (n or th er n VR D ) (B ai ne s) M od er at el y de ep lim es to ne s oi ls (M on te jin ni ) Fe rr ug in ou s m od er at el y de ep gr av el ly R ed E ar th s (K irk im bi e) A llu vi al cr ac ki ng c la ys (s ou th er n VR D ) (B un da ) Sa lin e H yd ro so ls (N on gr a) G ra ni tic sa nd s (W in ne ck e) * A llu vi al a nd le ve e ea rt hs (B eh n) Li m es to ne cr ac ki ng cl ay s (C am fie ld ) 7l 001 7l 1 001 7l 2 001 7l 3 001 7l 4 001 7l 5 001 7l 6 001 7l 7 01 09 7l 8 001 7l 9 001 7l 10 08 02 8l 001 8l 1 09 01 8l 2 09 01 8l 3 09 01 8l 4 09 01 8l 5 09 01 8l 6 001 8l 7 001 8l 8 09 01 8l 9 001 8l 10 001 8l 11 01 09 9m 1 001 9m 2 09 01 9m 3 001 9m 4 001 *C he m ic al & p hy si ca l p ro pe rti es n ot p ro vi de d in A pp en di x 2.


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