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Soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, North Queensland, Northcote section - NHC

This publication set is a soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Northcote section, North Queensland. The study area covers parts of the Giru and Ayr (8358-4 and 8358-1) 1:50,000 map sheets. Approximately 7,800 hectares of land were mapped at a scale of 1:25,000 and land suitability for a range of crops was evaluated. Approximately 1,250 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 45 soils were identified. This project is part of a series conducted across the Burdekin River Irrigation Area.

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

Publication and resources

  • Soils reportPDF

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

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  • Soils mapPDF

    This PDF is a soils map of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Northcote 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 information...

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  • Land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a suitability map of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Northcote section in North Queensland. Suitability ratings for Rice, low-volume irrigation of mangoes, and furrow irrigation of sugarcane, capsicums and maize are...

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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, Northcote section - NHC, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 26 April 2019

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