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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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stratum 3: Grasses about 1 m; ground cover 10%, Sorghum sp. Community 5 - Mid High Open Forest (MHOF); 2 Sites; 1,070 Ha Key De scr i pt ion: Mid Hig h Open Forest of Euca7 yptus confertif7 ora and E. b7 eeseri over Ii dense secondary tree and tall shrub stratum of dry monsoon forest species. stratum 1: ,Trees, 12 to 13 m; crown "cover 55%; E. conferti f7 ora, E. b7 eeser i and )f C Erythrop~7.9~m ch7orostachys. Isolated monsoon forest species were also recorded. stratum 2: Trees ard shrubs, 4 to 8 m; crown cover 80%; Dr ypetes 7 asiogyna, Denhamia . .;, ,C obscura, Acacia spp. and Exqtaria parvifo7ia are the most common species. Stratum 3: " Absent. Community 6 - Mid High Closed Forest (MHCF); 2 Sites; 4,280 Ha Key Description: Mid High" Closed Forest with emergent tall trees. Species composition very variable. Since the species composition of these communities is so. variable.no main species have been included in,.:the owing description, however, a full species list does appear i'!Appendix V - 62

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