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Report on the land units of selected areas of Manbulloo Station, N.T., 1976

Details:

Title

Report on the land units of selected areas of Manbulloo Station, N.T., 1976

Other title

by C.R. Gibbs, M.R. Wells & H.R.M. van-Cuylenburg.

Creator

Gibbs, C. R.; Wells, M. R.; Australia. Dept. of the Northern Territory. Land Conservation Section; Van-Cuylenburg, H. R. M.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

1977-02-26

Location

Manbulloo

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Supplementary report to be used in conjunction with the Report on the land units of the Katherine-Douglas area, N.T., 1970, by J.M. Aldrick.

Notes

Date:1977; Bibliography: leaf 49.

Language

English

Subject

Land use -- Northern Territory -- Manbulloo Station

Publisher name

Land Conservation Section

Place of publication

Darwin

Format

60 leaves : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228635

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/673894

Page content

2. RUGGED TERRAIN Land unit 2a. Occurrence: Mullaman, Yujullowan, Woggaman, Chinaman and Jindara. Topography: Rugged terrain with slopes in general greater than 40%; boulder strewn slopes and rocky crests. Soils: Very shallow or skeletal with outcrop. Vegetation: Variable, but general occurrence of dense thickets of Acacia shirleyi and local areas of E. umbrawarrensis to the edge of breakaways. Stunted E. tectiflca, Erythrophleum, Cochlospermum, Brachychiton paradoxum and Hakea are also common as low shurbland to low woodland associations. Sparse annual grass cover. Limitations: Shallow rock soils. Potential Land Use: Usually inaccessible; watershed protection; catchment reserves; unsuitable for pastoral production. Land Category: 8. Land unit 2b. Occurrence: Mullaman, Yujullowan, Woggaman, Chinaman and Jindara. Topography: Rugged terrain with slopes 15-40%; boulder strewn slopes and rocky crests. Soils: Very shallow or skeletal with outcrop. Vegetation: Generally similar to land unit 2a, however associations dominated by Acacia shirleyi and E. umbrawarrensis are less frequently observed. Limitations: Shallow rocky soils. Potential land use: Usually inaccessible; watershed protection; catchment reserves; unsuitable for pastoral production. Land Category: 8. Land unit 2c .. Occurrence: Mullaman, Yujullowan, Woggaman, Chinaman, Jindara and Claravale. -10


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