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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, 4/3), very dark greyish brown (lOYR 3/2) or dark yellowish brown (lOYR 3/4) slightly organic loamy sand, soft or loose; sandy/earthy fabric; pH 6.0-6.5. The soil surface may have a 5-10% cover of ferruginous nodules. Brownish yellow (lOYR 6/6), yellowish brown (lOYR 5/4, 5/6) or pale brown (lOYR 6/3) A2 horizon of loamy sand, loose; sandy/earthy fabric; pH 6.0-7.0. From 2-15% ferruginous nodules may occur, the percentage increasing with depth. Yellowish brown (lOYR 5/6, 5/8), pale brown (lOYR 6/3) or strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) clayey sand or light sandy loam, slightly hard or hard; sandy/earthy fabric; pH6.0-7.0. The percentage of ferruginous nodules increases to about 40%. Yellowish red (5YR 4/8) clayey sand or light sandy loam with high amounts (50-80%) of ferruginous nodules, and some faint red mottling. This overlies dense gravel or weak vesicular laterite. Great Soil Group: Grey, Brown and Red Clays Soil Family: Cununurra Factual Key: Ug5.28 (.27) Drainage: Imperfectly or poorly drained Parent Material: Basalt or other basic finetextured rock, or transported weathering products of these rocks. O-lOcm 10-35cm 35-90cm Dark greyish brown (2.5Y 4/2), very dark greyish brown (2.5Y 3/2, 10YR 3/2), very dark grey (5Y 3/1) or dark yellowish brown (lOYR 4/4) silty medium or heavy clay, dry hard or moist firm; earthy or smoothped fabric; pH6.0-7.5; granular or fine blocky structure ('self-mulching'). Some (5%) secondary carbonate nodules, and some manganiferous concretions. Dark greyish brown (2.5Y 4/2), very dark greyish brown (2.5Y 3/2) or very dark grey (5Y 3/1) silty medium or heavy clay, dry very hard or moist extremely firm; smooth-ped fabric; pH 7.5-8.5. Weak blocky structure, and up to 5% secondary carbonate nodules. Some manganiferous concretions. Dark greyish brown (2.5Y 4/2), dark grey (lOYR 4/1) or dark olive grey (5Y 3/2) silty medium to heavy clay, dry extremely hard or moist extremely firm; smooth-ped fabric; pH8.5-9.5. Up to 5% secondary carbonate nodules and sometimes fine amorphous carbonate. -56


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