Heavy Metal Monitoring Alligator Rivers Region Uranium Province 1979
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Upper Traverse. Physiographic situation reference Vegetation depth hor. (cm) Surface o - 2 All 2 - 50 50 - 75 75 - 150 SITE NO. 11. Lower flood out area adjacent to main Cooper Creek Channel. 269630 - 8664180. Class - Grassland. PROFILE DESCRIPTION Factual Key ug 5.5 description Irregular cracking to 4 cm wide and up to 25 cm deep. Dark greyish brown (lOYR 4/2) medium-heavy clay (medium clay with silt) with coarse granular structure, smooth ped fabric and dry extremely hard consistence. Distinct yellow brown staining is common; pH 7.0 (pH 5.2). Dark greyish brown (lOYR 4/2) medium-heavy clay with coarse angular blocky structure and dry extremely hard consistence. Few faint yellow brown mottled present. Traces of shell occurring; pH 8.0 (pH 6.6-7.35). Olive Grey (5Y 4/2) medium heavy clay (heavy silty clay) with coarse angular blocky structure, smooth ped fabric and moist very firm consistence. Isolated shells encountered; pH 8.0 (pH 8.3). Olive Grey (5Y 5/2) medium clay (heavy clay) with massive structure and moist firm consistence; pH 8.5 (pH 8.6). Watertable was not encountered prior to 150 cm. LNL25 A29
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