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Soil survey of the Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland - CYP

This publication set is a soil survey of the Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland. The study area covers the entire mainland area from 16 degrees S to Cape York, excluding most of the near-coastal islands. Approximately 132,500 square kilometres of land were mapped at a broad scale of 1:250,000 in the early 1990's. Over 900 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 113 soils were identified.

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

Publication and resources

  • Soils reportPDF

    This 1995 report discusses the soils of the Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland.

  • Soils map - northPDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland. 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 PDF is a soils map of the Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland. 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...

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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 Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland - CYP, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 23 November 2019

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