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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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photography do not allow for mapping in such fine detail. Added to this, it would not be desirable to map all these changes in vegeta tion since to do so would make the map so complex as to be unread able. The above 1 imitations inherent in the methodology and scal e of mapping are manifest in a number of ways on the map and should be borne in mind when using it: communi!y boundaries may not be as clearcut as they appear on the map. relative abundance of upper stratum species may vary consider ably within a mapped community, the spec ies composition and structure of the lower strata may vary considerably and and many of the map units wi_ll ~coontain ~mall pockets of totally different community types, e.g. the Hy~riastele forest occur ring ~ within the Eucalyptus min iata - E. tetrodonta Tall Wood 1 and. - 46

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