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Soil survey of the lower Burdekin River, Baratta Creek-Haughton River Area, North Queensland - BRL

This publication set is a soil survey of the lower Burdekin River, Baratta Creek-Haughton River area, North Queensland. The study area covers part of the Ayr (8358) 1:100,000 map sheet. Approximately 80,000 hectares of land were mapped at 1:100,000 scale, and 3,740 hectare reference area, the Burdekin Rural Education Centre, was also surveyed at 1:25,000 scale. Land suitability for a range of crops was evaluated. Approximately 640 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 53 soil profile classes were identified.

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

Publication and resources

  • Soil survey reportPDF

    This PDF report discusses the results of a soil survey of part of the lower Burdekin River.

  • Soils mapPDF

    This PDF is a soils map of part of the lower Burdekin River irrigation area. 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...

  • Soils map - Burdekin Rural Education CentrePDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Burdekin Rural Education centre, currently known as the Ayr campus of Rural Training Queensland. This map can be viewed in Google Earth via the Queensland Globe. It can also be downloaded in spatial data...

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Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Soil survey of the lower Burdekin River, Baratta Creek-Haughton River Area, North Queensland - BRL, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 24 September 2019

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