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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Great Soil Group: Red Earths Soil Family: Katherine Factual Key: Gn2.11 .. 12 Drainage: Well or moderately well drained Parent Material: River alluvia; often distinctly layered. These are not common soils. O-IOcm Dark brown (IOYR 3/3), brown (IOYR 5/3) or dark yellowish brown (IOYR 4/4) sand to light sandy loam, soft or slightly hard; earthy or sandy/earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. 10-25cm Reddish brown (5YR 4/4) or yellowish red (5YR 4/8) sand to sandy loam, soft or slightly hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. This horizon may be an incipient unbleached A2. 25-60cm Red (2.5YR 4/6) or yellowish red (5YR 4/8, 5/8) sandy clay loam, dry hard or moist firm; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. 60-100cm Red (2.5YR 4/6, 4/8) or dark red (2.5YR 3/6) clay loam, grading to sandy clay or light clay, dry hard or moist firm; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. A few yellow mottles may occur. This horizon is transitional to a buried soil, formed in an older layer. 100-125cm Red (2-5YR 4/6) or dark red (2.5YR 3/6) light to medium clay or sandy clay, dry very hard or moist firm; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. A few yellow mottles may occur. 125-150cm Red (lOR 4/6) or dark red (2.5YR 3/6) light to medium clay or sandy clay, dry very hard or moist very firm; earthy fabric, with illuvial clay skins; pH 6.0-6.5. Yellow or whitish mottles are common. Great Soil Group: Yellow Earths Soil Family: Elliott Factual Key: Gn2.61,.62(Gn2.21,.22) Drainage: Moderately well to imperfectly drained Parent Material: Unknown, but thought to be derived in situ from loamy Red Earths or red-bed shales. -53
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