This project was developed for the colection of Electromagnetic mapping, elevation data on 300 hectares of land in the Cape York Region that had been designated for high intensity agriculural use.

Most of the soils in the region which are unsuitable for agricultural use are mapped at 1:900,000 however this was deemed to be an insuitable scale for assessments of the lanform, slope, and variation due to soil type (erodibility, iniltration rates, soil water holding capacity and so on). For this reason areas that were deemed to be potentially suitable for intensive agricultural development were mapped in 1:25,000 scale to allow analysis to be made regarding the aformentioned assessments.

Commence date:
14 Jun 2016
Participating partners:
Cape York NRM Zone:
Zone 4 (Southern Cape)
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