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The land resources of Cobourg Peninsula



The land resources of Cobourg Peninsula

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by B. Wood and D. Sivertsen


Wood, B.; Sivertsen, D.; Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory


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Cobourg Peninsula


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This report describes a land system survey over the Cobourg Peninsula broadly describing landform, soils and vegetation to assist the effective planning and management of the area as a National Park.



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1. Introduction -- 2. Summary Descriptions -- 3. Land Systems -- 4. Soils -- 5. Vegetation -- Appendices -- Acknowledgements.




Land use -- Northern Territory -- Cobourg Peninsula; Vegetation mapping -- Northern Territory -- Cobourg Peninsula

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Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory

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iv, 80, [6] p. : col. ills. ; 30 cm.

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RAMSAY LAND SYSTEM (Ra) (275.3 km 2 2 sampling sites) Flat to gently undulating plain formed on the undissected laterized Cretaceous (Bathurst Is. formation) and Quarternary sediments; deep red and yellow earths; Euca7 ypt dominated Tall Open Forests and Tall Woodlands. Un it 1 (70%) Unit 2 ( 30%) Flat to very gently inclined plains 2%; deep red earths (Berrimah, Killuppa on areas of. colluvium);c Tall Woodland to Tall Open Forests of E. miniata, E. tetrodonta and E.~ nesophi7a over mixed annual and perennial grasses. (Commun ity 1). REPRESENTATIVE SITE 63. Flat to very gently inclined plain 2% usually slightly lower than Unit 1; deep yellow earthsc (Ramil); vegetation as above with E. tetrodonta or E. nesophi7a often becoming the omost abundant sp. in the upper stratum. (Commun ity 1). REPRESENTATIVE SITE 62. - 19

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