Management Areas for the HGL of the Australian Capital Territory 2017 (Third Edition)

This dataset supersedes all earlier versions of 'Management Areas for the HGL of the Australian Capital Territory'. It incorporates HGL boundary and management area edits based on updated soil landscape mapping for the ACT.

The focus of this dataset is the Australian Capital Territory. The dataset defines individual management areas in defined Hydrogeological Landscapes (HGL), specifies landform elements and assigns a unique Landscape Code to be used when incorporating soil and land degradation management action information. The dataset provides the base for joining other landscape information to specific management areas when developing new spatial products for the ACT.

The management areas for the ACT were derived by:
(i) Dividing the ACT region into two regions – highlands and lowlands
(ii) Running LF7 with a 10 m DEM using these regions as a constraint
(iii) Combining the two outputs and intersecting with ACT HGL boundaries
(iv) Assigning a HGL management area to each of the LF7 classes in each HGL unit based on ACT HGL descriptions and field observation
(v) Converted to a feature class and dissolved
(vi) Extra information about each management area added to the feature class.

Spatial resolution for this product is 1:25 000.

Data and Resources

Metadata Summary What is metadata?

Field Value
Data Type Vector
Alternative Title ACT_ManAreas_2017
Metadata Date 22/05/2017
Date Created 19/05/2017
Date Revised 11/05/2020
Date Published 22/05/2017
Edition Third
Purpose This dataset was generated for the ACT Environment and Planning Directorate as a component of the ACT Hydrogeological Landscapes (HGL) Framework project. The focus of this project was to assess impacts of climate change on wetlands and on land degradation issues related to salinity and erosion in the ACT
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency Data is updated irregulary

Dataset extent

Equivalent Scale 25000
Geospatial Topic Geoscientific Information
Language English
NSW Place Name Australian Capital Territory
Temporal Coverage From 01/04/2017 - 22/05/2017
Datum GDA94 / MGAZone 55
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Attribution Department of Planning, Industry and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning, Industry and Environment 2017"