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Soil survey of the Mackay sugarcane lands, North Queensland - MCL

This publication set is a soil survey of the Mackay area, North Queensland. The study area covers parts of the Mackay, Mirani, and Calen (8755, 8655, 8656) 1:100,000 map sheet. Approximately 290,000 hectares of land were mapped at a scale of 1:50,000 and land suitability for agriculture was evaluated. Approximately 2,000 sites were assessed using the free survey method and 53 soils were identified.

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Publication and resources

  • Land inventory reportPDF

    This PDF report discusses the results of the Mackay area land resource survey.

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  • Land suitability reportPDF

    This PDF report discusses the results of the Mackay area land suitability assessment.

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  • Soils mapPDF Popular

    This PDF is a soils map of the Mackay area, Central Queensland.

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  • Sugarcane management mapPDF

    This PDF is cane management map of the Mackay area, Central Queensland, as at February 1980. The map shows the feeder farms for each cane mill operating in the area at the time.

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  • Land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a suitability map for sugarcane cropping in the Mackay area, Central 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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  • Land use and land suitability mapPDF

    This PDF is a land use and suitability map for the Mackay area, Central 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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Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Soil survey of the Mackay sugarcane lands, North Queensland - MCL, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 18 April 2019

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