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Land systems of the Roper River catchment, Northern Territory

Details:

Title

Land systems of the Roper River catchment, Northern Territory

Creator

Aldrick, J. M.; Wilson, P. L.; Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Technical Report - No 52

Date

1992-00-00

Description

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

Language

English

Subject

Land use, Rural -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region; Geology -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region; Soils -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region; Soils surveys -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region; Vegetation surveys -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region

Series

Technical Report - No 52

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/229578

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/672828

Page content

LAND SYSTEM: Cox (Ric) 1 2 1 (Aldrick & Wilson 1990) AREA: 136 sq. kms OBSERVATIONS: (3) GEOMORPHIC PROVINCE: G4 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Undulating low hills on the Cox River Formation and some Corcoran Formation. UNIT % 85 2 15 Lithosols and earthy sands. LOW of Melaleuca citro lens with some Melaleuca viridiflora on drainage flats. LANDFORM SOILS VEGETATION COMMUNITIES MAJOR, MINOR (Aldrick & Wilson 1990) Undulating low hills with shale Lithosols and yellowish LOW of Me/a/euca citro/ens. (17,12) and laterite outcrop. earthy sands. Drainage flats, often bare and Yellow podzolic or solodic MHW of Me/a/euca viridiflora. (30) blanketed. soils. Unit 1, (site 195). Unit 2, (site 196). Unit 2, (site 194). 23


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