Report on the land units of selected areas of Manbulloo Station, N.T., 1976
by C.R. Gibbs, M.R. Wells & H.R.M. van-Cuylenburg.
Gibbs, C. R.; Wells, M. R.; Australia. Dept. of the Northern Territory. Land Conservation Section; Van-Cuylenburg, H. R. M.
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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.
Date:1977; Bibliography: leaf 49.
Land use -- Northern Territory -- Manbulloo Station
Land Conservation Section
60 leaves : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
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Land unit 3dl. Occurrence: Kimbyan. Topography: As 3d. Soils: Deep Loamy Red Earths, (Tindall) with subsoil concretions high in manganese. Vegetation: Dense low woodland to tall shrubland with perennial grasses; same species as 3d. Limitations: As 3d and in addition a probable nutrient inbalance. Potential Land Use: As 3d depending on severity of the nutrient disorder. Land Category: 2. Land unit 3d2. Occurrence: Jindara in the north of the area. Topography: Lower slopes and drainage floors; undulating with short and variable slopes. Soils: Loamy Red Earth (Emu), often shallow. Vegetation: As 3d on lower slopes; E. miniata open forest with perennial grasses including Coelorhachis and Heteropogon triticeus on drainage floors. Limitations: Very erodible; small, scattered areas. Potential Land Use: Native pastures and grassed waterways with controlled grazing. Land Category: 6. Land unit 3e. Occurrence: Tagoman and Jindara; very limited in extent. Topography: Undulating terrain with slopes up to 5%; generally at distinct breaks of slope or at heads of drainage systems; frequently used by cattle and horses for camp sites. Soils: Loamy Red Earths usually shallow and eroded. -17