Report on the lands of the Ord River catchment, Northern Territory
by J. M. Aldrick, D. F. Howe and C. R. Dunlop.
Aldrick, J. M.; Howe, D. F. (David F.); Dunlop, C. R. (Clyde Robert)
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Date:1978; Bibliographhy: p. 103.
Land use -- Northern Territory -- Ord River Region
Animal Industry & Agriculture Branch, Dept. of the Northern Territory
109 p., p. of plates : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
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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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