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Acid sulfate soils of Cairns, Far North Queensland - NQAS

This publication set describes acid sulfate soils in the Cairns area of Far North Queensland. The survey examined approximately 14,500 hectares of land and mapped it at a medium scale (1:50,000).

View more on [soil and land management] (http://www.qld.gov.au/environment/land/soil).

Publication and resources

  • Acid sulfate soils reportPDF

    This report describes the results of an acid sulfate soils survey of the Cairns area of North Queensland.

  • Acid sulfate soils report appendix 1PDF

    This report appendix summarises the laboratory data from an acid sulfate soils survey of the Cairns area of North Queensland.

  • Acid sulfate soils report appendix 2PDF

    This report appendix contains the laboratory data from an acid sulfate soils survey of the Cairns area of North Queensland.

  • Acid sulfate soils report appendix 3PDF

    This appendix contains the soil site descriptions from an acid sulfate soils survey of the Cairns area of North Queensland. These sites can be viewed in Google Earth via the Queensland Globe. For more information visit [Open Data...

  • Acid sulfate soils mapPDF

    This is an acid sulfate soils map for the Cairns area of North Queensland. It shows the presence of, type of, and average depth to acid sulfate soil layers in polygons interpreted as relatively homogeneous acid sulfate environments. A...

  • Acid sulfate soils sites mapPDF

    This map shows the soil sampling locations for an acid sulfate soils survey of the Cairns area, overlain on a mosaic of historical air photos (circa 1952). The historical imagery reveals landscape patterns since obscured by development....

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Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Acid sulfate soils of Cairns, Far North Queensland - NQAS, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 18 October 2019

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