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

This publication set is a soil survey of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs relift section, North Queensland. The study area covers part of the Gregory Ranges (8358-2) 1:50,000 map sheet. Approximately 1,900 hectares of land were mapped at a scale of 1:25,000 and land suitability for a range of crops was evaluated. Approximately 435 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 26 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).

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  • Land suitability reportPDF

    This PDF report discusses the results of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area - Leichhardt Downs relift section soil and land suitability survey.

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  • Land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a soil and land suitability map of the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, Leichhardt Downs relift section in North Queensland. Suitability ratings for rice, low-volume-irrigated mangoes and furrow-irrigated grain crops, small...

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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 relift section - LDR, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 21 August 2019

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