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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APPENDIX I. DESCRIPTIONS OF REPRESENTATIVE SOIL PROFILES. Great Soil Group: Siliceous Sands Soil Family: Cypress Factual Key*: Uc4.21 Drainage: Well drained Parent Material: Uncertain, but probably detrital laterite, and/or pallid-zone sandstones. O-lcm l-lScm lS-60cm 60-100cm 100-lSOcm Pale pinkish or yellowish washed quartz sand, loose. Brown (lOYR 3/3) or dark brown (lOYR S/3) sand or loamy sand, loose; sandy fabric; pH6.S. Strong brown (7.SYR S/6, 3/8) or brownish yellow (lOYR 6/6) sand or loamy sand, loose; sandy fabric; pH 6.0. This horizon is an incipient unbleached A2. Yellowish red (SYR 4/8, S/8) loamy sand or clayey sand, slightly moist and very friable or dry and soft; sandy fabric; pH 6.0. Red (2.SYR 4/8, S/8) or yellowish red (SYR 4/8) loamy sand or light sandy loam, moist and friable; earthy fabric; pH 6.0. A few ferruginous nodules may occur in this horizon. Great Soil Group: Earthy Sands Soil Family: Cockatoo F~ctual Key: UcS.21 (Gn2.11,.12) Drainage: Well drained Parent Material: Colluvial sandy accumulations, or sandstone. O-lScm lS-4Scm 4S-1S0cm Dark reddish brown (SYR 3/3, 3/4) or rarely dark brown (lOYR 3/3) sand or loamy sand, loose or soft; sandy/earthy fabric; pH6.S. Dark red (2.SYR 3/6) or red (2.SYR 4/6, 4/8) loamy sand soft or slightly hard; sandy/earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. Rarely this horizon is an incipient unbleached A2. Dark red (2.SYR 3/6) or red (2.SYR 4/6) sandy loam, slightly hard or moist and friable; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. * Northcote K.H. (1971) -50
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