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Land units of the Fish River-Oolloo area, N.T.



Land units of the Fish River-Oolloo area, N.T.


Aldrick, J. M.; Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory. Land Conservation Unit


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Technical report, 8/1984




Fish River, Tipperary; Oolloo


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


Date:1984; Bibliography: p. 87. "Prepared by the Natural Resources, Land Development, and Environment and Heritage Divisions. Darwin, August 1999 -- t.p.




Soils -- Northern Territory

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Land Conservation Unit, Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory

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Winnellie (N.T.)


Technical report, 8/1984


x, 104 pages : illustration, maps ; 30 cm.

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Technical Report LRD84008 Viewed at 07:02:01 on 18/02/2010 Page 41 of 107. demonstrated that the foliaged appearance by widespread and severe probably lies in the example, the soils we trees and shrubs had produced a healthy, full that time of year. The explanation for the defoliation observed during earlier field trips soil/water relationships of the area. If, for observed have lower than normal water holding capacities, which means the solum will become dry earlier in the Dry season, this would account for the depauperate nature of the vegetation whilst remaining consistent with the fact that the species present are typical of the Darwin/Gulf region and hence of the remainder of the Daly Basin. As far as individual land units are concerned, Robinson's original vegetation descriptions have not been altered since their main features have not changed significantly. 32

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