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Heavy Metal Monitoring Alligator Rivers Region Uranium Province 1979

Details:

Title

Heavy Metal Monitoring Alligator Rivers Region Uranium Province 1979

Creator

White, L.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report No. LC82/1

Date

1979-02-26

Description

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

Notes

Date:1979

Language

English

Series

Report No. LC82/1

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/230171

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/671346

Page content

Mid Traverse. Physiographic situation Grid reference Vegetation depth hor. (cm) Surface o - 5 All 5 - 45 45 - 85 85 - 120 120 - 150 SITE NO. 14. Flood out area close to channel and billabong. 268950 - 8664980. Class - Bare. PROFILE DESCRIPTION Factual Key Ug 5.4 description Irregular polygonal 30 cm diameter cracking with cracks to 45 cm deep. Very dark grey (10YR 3/1) medium heavy clay (heavy clay with silt) with coarse angular blocky structure, smooth ped fabric and dry extremely hard consistence. Root staining is present; pH 5.8 (pH 5.3). Similar morphological properties to horizon All' Few distinct yellow brown mottles now present; pH 7.5 (pH 5.3-6.1). Very dark grey (2.5Y 3/0) medium clay (heavy clay with silt) with coarse angular blocky structure, smooth ped fabric and moist very firm consistence. Distinct yellow brown mottles are common; pH 8.0 (pH 7.7). Grey (5Y 5/1) medium clay (heavy clay with silt) with massive structure and moist firm consistence. Many prominent yellow brown mottles are present. Amorphous Calcium Carbonate is present but rare, pH 8.0 (pH 8.35). Greenish grey (5GY 5/1) gleyed light medium clay (heavy clay with silt) with massive structure and wet sticky consistence. Many prominent yellow brown mottles are present. Some wood fragments were encountered; pH 8.0 (pH 8.4). Watertable was encountered at 140 cm. LNL25 A32


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