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Title: Soils of the Mantinea Loop Ord River Valley East Kimberley Western Australia / by Noel Schoknecht and Chris Grose.
Author: Schoknecht, N. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth. Land Management Branch) ; Grose, C. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth. Land Management Branch) ; Western Australia Agriculture Western Australia Natural Resources Assessment Group.
Series: Resource management technical report , 154
Description: 14 p. : ill. ; map ; 30 cm. + 1 map.
Subject: Mantinea Loop (W.A.) ; Soil types. ; Ord River region (W.A.) ; Western Australia. ; Wyndham region (W.A.) ; Ord River Irrigation Area (W.A.) ; Land capability. ; Soil. ; Goose Hill region (W.A.) ; Irrigated farming. ; Mantinea Flats (W.A.) ; Soil surveys.
Notes: 2 tables. Map in folder inside back cover.
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ISBN/ISSN: 1039-7205
Type: Serial
Abstract: (En)
A brief assessment of the soils of 1,186 hectares in the Mantinea Loop, and their suitability for irrigated agriculture, was conducted in June 1994. Four map units based on soil, landform and vegetation were identified. The soils are mainly calcareous brown fine sandy loams. The landform is an alluvial plain, with numerous small depressions and channels caused by the meandering and flooding of the Ord River. These channel features are probably now relict beacuse flooding of the lower Ord River is largely
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