Territory Stories

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

Wickham I (WI) Deeply incised drainage Rocky gentle slope y --. Province - 7 Geology - Wickham F~rmation (feldspathic sandstone) Landform - Gentle slopes to 2 but locally to 5 on ripplemarked reddish brittle sandstone; 30% to 40% outcrop; relief 20 ft. Well established and deeply incised drainage. Soils - Shallow sandy skeletal soils and bare rock. Vegetation - Low open woodland of E.dichromophloia, E.brevifolia over spinifex (T.inutilis, some Plectrachne pungens, T.roscida) or hummock grassland with a scattering of E.brevifolia. Shrub layer (Acacia orthotricha~ A.retivenea, etc) sparse or, in some areas, absent. - 93


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