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Soil survey of the Lockyer Valley alluvial plains, South East Queensland - LOC

This publication set is a soil survey of the Lockyer Valley area, South East Queensland. The study area covers part of the Ipswich (SG56-14) 1:250,000 map sheet, restricted to the alluvial plains landforms along Lockyer Creek. Approximately 61,000 hectares of land were mapped at a scale of 1:50,000 and land suitability for a variety of crops was evaluated. Approximately 1,670 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 33 soils were identified.

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  • Soils reportPDF

    This PDF report discusses the results of the Lockyer Valley soil and land suitability survey.

  • Soils map 1PDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Lockyer Valley, South East 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 Queensland]...

  • Soils map 2PDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Lockyer Valley, South East 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 Queensland]...

  • Soils map 3PDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Lockyer Valley, South East 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 Queensland]...

  • Land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a suitability map for irrigated crops in the Lockyer Valley, South East Queensland. 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 Lockyer Valley alluvial plains, South East Queensland - LOC, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 24 September 2019

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