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Soil Survey of the Auburn River Area, Central Queensland - ARD

This publication set is a soil survey of an area of the Auburn and Burnett River catchments, Central Queensland. The study area covered part of the Mundubbera (9146) 1:100,000 mapsheet, extending five kilometres either side of the Burnett and Auburn Rivers from Mundubbera to a possible dam site approximately 18 kilometres upstream from where the Auburn River meets the Burnett River. Approximately 28,700 hectares of land were mapped at 1:50,000 scale and land suitability for a range of crops was evaluated. Over 500 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 23 soils were identified.

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

Publication and resources

  • Irrigation suitability reportPDF

    This PDF report describes the results of a soil and irrigation suitablility survey in the Auburn River area of Central Queensland.

  • Soils mapPDF

    This PDF is a soils map accompanying the Auburn River Irrigation Suitability Study. This map can be viewed in Google Earth via the Queensland Globe. It can also be downloaded in spatial data format. For more information visit [Open Data...

  • Irrigated cropping suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is an irrigation suitability map accompanying the Auburn River Irrigation Suitability Study. This suitability information can be viewed in Google Earth via the Queensland Globe. For more information visit [Open Data Queensland]...

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Version 1.0
Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Soil Survey of the Auburn River Area, Central Queensland - ARD, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 24 September 2019

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