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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

Stirling (Sl) a Q) .p ~t'1l !1~ ~rO .ps;:: ~ro <H Province Geology Landform Soils tkm > Secondary Sandy I alluvial I channel banks m Main I .p channel I U"\0l .~~ ~ttj .p~ ~ro <H ----~ V V V V V Traverses several provinces. Alluvial deposits. Major stream alluvia, backswamps, and channels, up to ~ km wide. Various soils, mainly immature sandy profiles, but some moderately well developed sandy levee soils. Minor cracking clays in backswamps. Vegetation - The major streamlines are invariably lined by a narrow band of trees, mainly Tristania grandiflora. Atalaya hemiglauca and E.papuana are common species of the alluvial bank; ground cover species vary with mixtures of grasses (other than spinifex) and forbs." - 84


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