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Soil survey of the Townsville Coastal Plains, North Queensland - ZED

This publication set describes the soils of the coastal plains around Townsville in North Queensland. Approximately 240,000 hectares were mapped at 1:100,000 scale in 1975. The landscape was assessed using the free survey method and seventy-three soil associations were identified.

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

Publication and resources

  • Soil Report 1PDF

    This 1975 report describes the soils and land use potential of the northern section of the Townsville coastal plain, North Queensland.

  • Soil Report 2PDF

    This 1975 report describes the soils and land use potential of the southern section of the Townsville coastal plain, North Queensland.

  • Soils map - NorthPDF

    This is a soils map of the northern section of the Townsville coastal plain. 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 - SouthPDF

    This is a soils map of the southern section of the Townsville coastal plain. 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...

  • Land Capability Map - NorthPDF

    This is a land capability map of the north section of the Townsville coastal plain. Please note that no land capability map was produced for the southern section of the plain.

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Version 1
Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Soil survey of the Townsville Coastal Plains, North Queensland - ZED, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 16 September 2019

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