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Soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, North Queensland, Leichhardt Downs section - NLH

This publication set is a soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs section, North Queensland. The study area covers part of the Gregory Ranges (8358-2) 1:50,000 map sheets. Approximately 9,700 hectares of land were mapped at a scale of 1:25,000 and land suitability for a range of crops was evaluated. Approximately 1,000 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 70 soils were identified. This project is part of a series conducted across the Burdekin River Irrigation Area.

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  • Soils report 1PDF

    This PDF report summarises the results of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs section soil and land resource survey.

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  • Soils report 2PDF

    This PDF report discusses the results of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs section soil and land resource survey.

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  • Soils mapPDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs section in 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...

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  • Land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a suitability map of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs section in North Queensland. Suitability ratings for Rice, low-volume irrigation of mangoes, and furrow irrgations of sugarcane, small crops and grain...

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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 Burdekin River Irrigation Area, North Queensland, Leichhardt Downs section - NLH, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 20 June 2019

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