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Report on the lands of the Ord River catchment, Northern Territory

Details:

Title

Report on the lands of the Ord River catchment, Northern Territory

Other title

by J. M. Aldrick, D. F. Howe and C. R. Dunlop.

Creator

Aldrick, J. M.; Howe, D. F. (David F.); Dunlop, C. R. (Clyde Robert)

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; 78/24

Date

1978-02-26

Description

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

Notes

Date:1978; Bibliographhy: p. 103.

Language

English

Subject

Land use -- Northern Territory -- Ord River Region

Publisher name

Animal Industry & Agriculture Branch, Dept. of the Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

78/24

Format

109 p.,[23] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 29 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

ISBN

0642913684

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228986

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/673490

Page content

Sandstone 1 (Ssl) Province - 7 Geology Landform Soils Rocky gentle slope Lateritic gravel residue Stirling Sandstone and other quartz sandstone. Stable gently sloping uplands of low relief, some outcrop. Frequent lateritic gravel residues from formerly overlying laterite. Shallow sandy soils and skeletal soils, usually with siliceous gravel and lateritic residues. Vegetation - Tall shrubland - Acacia stipuligera, A.orthotricha, A.monticola, Grevillea wickhamii, G.refracta over Triodia pungens with scattered emergent E.dichromophloia. - 82


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