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Central Highlands Land Management Manual, Central Queensland - CHL

This publication describes the soils and land resources of the Central Highlands area of Central Queensland. It is part of a series which detail the recommended land management practices for the major cropping areas of Queensland. The Central Highlands covers 8,645,670 hectares comprising the shires of Emerald, Bauhinia and the majority of Belyando and Peak Downs. The field manual contains a summary of the region's soil and land characteristics appropriate to management and recommendations for their use. The soils in the district have not been mapped in detail but their character and pattern of distribution can be determined by recognisable patterns of vegetation, landform and geology (Land Resource Areas) which were mapped at a scale of 1:500,000. The manual also outlines agricultural management units (land type sheets).

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

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  • Land resource informationPDF

    This PDF report discusses the land resources of the Central Highlands region of Queensland.

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  • Land management field manualPDF

    This PDF report is the Land Management Field Manual for the Central Highlands region of Queensland.

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  • Land resource area mapPDF

    This PDF is a Land Resource Area map of part of the Central Highlands region of 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...

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Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Central Highlands Land Management Manual, Central Queensland - CHL, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 19 February 2019

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