Territory Stories

Ecology of the Hardman Basin, N.T.

Details:

Title

Ecology of the Hardman Basin, N.T.

Other title

by C.S. Robinson.

Creator

Robinson, C. S.; Australia. Dept. of the Northern Territory. Animal Industry and Agriculture Branch

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

1971-02-26

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:1971

Language

English

Subject

Ecological surveys -- Northern Territory -- Hardman Basin; Soil erosion -- Northern Territory -- Hardman Basin

Publisher name

Northern Territory Administration

Place of publication

Darwin

Format

54 p. in various pagings, 5 leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/227865

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674882

Page content

CSIRO Land System Geology Topography Soils Vegetation Erosion Stability Potential 1b Buchanan Elder sandstone Fringes of- the sandstone plateau surfaoe including both t he upper slopes of. up to 3% and the scarp slopes with narrow benches. Frequent flat sandstone outcrop. Indeterminate drainage. Very shallow red sandy soils with frequent scalds and sandstone outcrop. Savannah as in 7a. Grasses predominantly Eriachne and ~nneapogon with frequent bare scald patches and 'local areas of the perennial grasses of 7a. Sheetwash which is severe on steeper slopes. Mainly very stable. Rough wet season grazing; if improvement of 7a should be succes8ful then this improvement work could be extended a.t least into parts of this un! t.


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