The land resources of Cobourg Peninsula
by B. Wood and D. Sivertsen
Wood, B.; Sivertsen, D.; Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory
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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.
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
Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory
iv, 80,  p. : col. ills. ; 30 cm.
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11. Humic 61 eys Soil s of the broad drainage floors (Alaru land system) where permanently wet are uniform or duplex "textured with highly organic surfaces over mott led gleye~ sands or clays. The degree of wetness precluded multiple in spections, however the soils would be expected to fall within the Burton family (Day 1975). A typical profile (N/A): HORIZON AO A/C C DEPTH 0-25 25-35 35+ DESCRI PT ION Black- - (10YR 211-); organic loam; massive; earthy; moderately moist, moderately weak; pH 5.5 Very- dark grey (10YR 3/ll; organ ic 1 ight clay; massive; earthy; wet, moderately weak; pH 5.5 Greyi sh -brown, (10YR 5/2), brown and yellow mottling; osandy clay; massive; wet consistence; pH 5.5 - 58
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