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Appendix To "Report On The Land Units Of Mt. Bundey Station."

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Title

Appendix To "Report On The Land Units Of Mt. Bundey Station."

Creator

Fogarty, P. J. (Peter John)

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Technical Report LRD78011

Date

1980-00-00

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:1980

Language

English

Series

Technical Report LRD78011

File type

application/pdf.

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/230202

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/671312

Page content

Technical Report LRD75016 Viewed at 08:02:02 on 18/02/2010 Page 17 of 110. PURPOSE The area l~hich has been covered by this survey includes the developed area of Mt. Bundey Station, and a portion of undeveloped property to the north. The information presented in this report is to permit recognition and correct utilization of land which is (or is not) suitable for improvement. Various ways in which the variety of land units may be improved have been suggested, where improvement is feasible. PRESENT MAPPING A mapping scale of 1:25 000 has been selected as it permits inclusion of all land units delineated on 1:16000 aerial photographs at a level of detail appropriate to the terrain. Areas delineated on the aerial photo graphs as having a relatively uniform pattern were investigated in the field at sites which were assumed to be representative of that pattern. From the information so collected, the delineation of that pattern as a land unit can be justified. Further, and more importantly, the site in formation provides the data upon which the report is based, and allo\.,s , extrapolations to be made on aerial photographs. Seven weeks of field sampling were carried out on Nt. Bundey Station, covering 307 sample sites. It is necessary to recognize that in mapping a natural system, it is only. advisable to provide detail to an extent where it does not hinder the workability of the map and the land unit classification. ~hus. there is bound to be some variation within land units, but in mapping at a scale of 1:25,000, the variation is only minor and should in no way hinder its use as an aid to general farm planning. However, it may be necessary to further reduce this variability by obtaining more detailed information about particular land units if research work is to be carried out.


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