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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 and sedges; 0.3 to 1 m; 90 to lqO% ground cover; sedges dominate with Eulalia fulva and Eriachne burkittii. Community 10 - Mid-High Woodland (MHW); 0 Sites; Ha General: This community was not visited in the field and was only reco9nised as a distinct community subsequent to completion of the field work. The des- ~""~~""::"' ":-""-<-"""'~" cription appearing in <th~~pte1:~",(:i~ls taken" from Foster (1975) who described very similar communities on Crokerlsland~ Community 11 - Very Tall Grassland (VTG); 1 Site; 1,140 Ha Key Description: Very Tall Grassl and (Sorgchum in trans) over mid-dense stratum of low to mid-high grasses and herbs. Stratum 1: Grasses; 1. 6 to 2 metres tall; 80% ground cover; mono spec ific Sorghum i ntrans. stratum 2: Grasses and forbes; 0.2 to 0.5 metres tall; 40 to. 50% ground cover; H. - Perotis rara, Enneapogon pa77idus, FimbrJstylis ncItans, Borreria exserta, ptil otus cornicus and Canaval ia maritima. - 65

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