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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

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

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

Citation address

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

Page content

Great Soil Group: Red Earths Soil Family: Tippera Factual Key: Gn2.11 Drainage: Well drained Parent Material: Red siltstones, associated with either the Jinduckin formation or the Tindall limestones. O-lOcm 10-30cm 30-65cm 65-150cm Dusky red (2.5YR 3/2) or dark reddish brown (5YR 3/3, 3/4, 2.5YR 3/4) clay loam or fine sandy clay loam, very hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. Dark reddish brown (2.5YR 3/4, 5YR 3/4) or dark red (2.5YR 3/6) clay loam or light clay, very hard or extremely hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. Dark red (2.5YR 3/6,10R 3/6) or dark reddish brown (2.5YR 3/4) light or medium clay, dry extremely hard or moist very firm; earthy fabric; pH6.0-6.5. Some small ferruginous concretions and some clay skins. Dark red (lOR 3/6, 2.5YR 3/6) or dark reddish brown (2.5YR 3/4) light clay, dry very hard or moist firm; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. Some small ferruginous concretions. Great Soil Group: Red Earths Soil Family: Manbulloo Factual Key: Uc4.22 (Gn2.14) Drainage: Well or excessively well drained Parent Material: Coarse river alluvia, deposited from infrequent very high floods. 0-15cm 15-60cm 60-150cm Dark brown (7.5YR 3/2, 4/2), dark yellowish brown (lOYR 3/4) or dark reddish brown (5YR 3/2, 3/3) sand or loamy sand, loose; sandy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. Yellowish red (5YR 4/6, 5/8) or dark reddish brown (5YR 4/6, 5/8) or dark reddish brown (5YR 3/3, 3/4) sand or loamy sand, loose to slightly hard; sandy/earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. This horizon is sometimes an incipient unbleached A2. Red (2.5YR 4/6, 4/8), yellowish red (5YR 4/6, 5/8) or rarely dark red (2.5YR 3/6) clayey sand to sandy loam, moist friable; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. -52


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