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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

O-lOcm 10-35cm 35-75cm 75-150cm Dark brown (lOYR 3/3,7.5YR 4/4) or very dark greyish brown (lOYR 3/2) slightly organic sandy clay loam, hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. Strong brown (7.5YR 5/6), yellowish brown (lOYR 5/4, 5/6, 5/8) or dark yellowish brown (lOYR 4/4) sandy clay loam to clay loam, hard or very hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. Faint red mottling, and occasional small concretions. Yellowish brown (lOYR 5/4, 5/6, 5/8) or strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) clay loam to light clay, hard or very hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. From 5-10% small ferruginous concretions may occur, the percentage increasing with depth. Some profiles have common red or yellow mottles. Yellowing brown (lOYR 5/4, 5/6, 5/8) or strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) light or medium clay, or sandy clay, dry hard to very hard or moist firm; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. Up to 25% small ferruginous concretions occur, associated with common (5-15%) red or yellow mottles. A gravelly clay pan, or rarely limestone, underlies the soil, sometimes at about 90cm. Great Soil Group: Yellow Earths Soil Family: Elizabeth Factual Key: Gn2.21,.22(Gn2.24,.25) Drainage: Moderately well or well drained Parent Material: Unknown, but usually found in association with sandy Red Earths and may share their origin. 0-8cm 8-30cm 30-50cm 50-90cm Dark brown (lOYR 3/3, 7/5YR 3/2), dark greyish brown (lOYR 4/2) or very dark greyish brown (lOYR 4/2) or very dark greyish brown (lOYR 3/2) sand or loamy sand, loose to slightly hard; sandy/earthy fabric; pH6.5-7.0. Strong brown (7.5YR 5/6), dark yellowish brown (lOYR 4/4) or dark brown (7.5YR 4/4) sand or loamy sand, loose or slightly hard; sandy/earthy fabric; pH 6.5-7.0. A few (2%) small ferruginous concretions occur in some cases. This horizon may be an incipient unbleached A2. Yellowish brown (lOYR 5/6, 5/8), strong brown (7.5YR 5/6, 5/8) or yellowish red (5YR 5/6) loamy sand or sandy loam, slightly hard or hard; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. Up to 5% small ferruginous concretions may occur. Strong brown (7.5YR 5/6, 5/8) or yellowish red (5YR 5/6, 5/8) sandy clay loam or light sandy clay, dry very hard or moist friable; earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. From 10-20% small ferruginous concretions. -54


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