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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

90-150cm Dark greyish brown (2.5Y 4/2), olive grey (5Y 4/2) or yellowish brown (lOYR 5/4) silty medium or heavy clay, dry extremely hard or moist extremely firm; smooth-ped fabric; pH 8.5-10.0. Up to 25% secondary carbonate which often forms a dense pan, and some fine amorphous carbonate which may impart a very pale colour to the sub-soil. Fragments of country rock are often encountered by 150cm. Great Soil Group: Grey, Brown, and Red Clays. Soil Family: Banyan. Factual Key: Ug5.5. Parent Material: River alluvia or fine textured basic rocks. O-lOcm Black (5Y 2/1), very dark greyish brown (lOYR 3/2) or dark greyish brown (lOYR 4/2) silty medium or heavy clay, earthy fabric; massive; pH6.0-6.5. Some manganiferous concretions and secondary carbonate nodules and some rusty mottling. 10-35cm Dark greyish brown (2.5Y 4/2, 10YR 4/2) or black (2.5Y 2/1) silty medium or heavy clay, smooth-ped fabric; pH 6.5-7.5. Some manganiferous concretions and secondary carbonate nodules, and few yellowish mottles. 35-100cm Dark greyish brown (2.5Y 4/2, 10YR 4/2) light olive brown (2.5Y 5/4) or yellowish brown (lOYR 5/4) medium or heavy clay, smooth-ped gabrici pH 8.5-9.0. Up to 5% secondary carbonate nodules and some manganiferous concretions. Common small yellow and grey mottles. 100-150cm Dark greyish brown (lOYR 4/2), light olive brown (2.5Y 5/4) or yellowish brown (lOYR 5/6) heavy clay, smooth-ped fabric; pH 8.5-9.5. Up to 10% secondary carbonate nodules and sometimes a carbonate pan of slow permeability. Common red, yellow and grey mottles in most profiles. -57


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