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Soil Landscapes of the Wollongong-Port Hacking 1:100,000 sheets

This map is one of a series of soil landscape maps that are intended for all of central and eastern NSW, based on standard 1:100,000 and 1:250,000 topographic sheets. The map provides an inventory of soil and landscape properties of the area and identifies major soil and landscape qualities and constraints. It integrates soil and topographic features into single units with relatively uniform land management requirements. Soils are described in terms of soil materials in addition to the Great Soil Group and Northcote classification systems.

Related Datasets: The dataset area is also covered by the mapping of the Soil and Land Resources of the Hawkesbury-Nepean Catchment, Acid Sulphate Soil Risk Mapping and Hydrogeological landscapes of NSW.

Online Maps: This and related datasets can be viewed using eSPADE (NSW’s soil spatial viewer), which contains a suite of soil and landscape information including soil profile data. Many of these datasets have hot-linked soil reports. An alternative viewer is the SEED Map; an ideal way to see what other natural resources datasets (e.g. vegetation) are available for this map area.

Reference: Hazelton P.A. and Tille P.J., 1990, Soil Landscapes of the Wollongong-Port Hacking 1:100,000 Sheets map and report, Soil Conservation Service of NSW, Sydney.

Data and Resources

Metadata Summary What is metadata?

Field Value
Metadata template type Vector
Asset Type Asset
Language English
Edition 1.1
Purpose Support natural resource management and decision making.
Frequency of change Unknown
Keywords HAZARDS-Flood,HAZARDS-Landslip,LAND-Topography,SOIL,SOIL-Chemistry,SOIL-Erosion,SOIL-Physics,VEGETATION
Metadata Date 1990-01-06
Date of Asset Creation 1990-06-01
Date of Asset Publication 1990-01-06
Date of Next Update 2001-01-01
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Equivalent Scale 100000
Vector representation
Record 1
Object type
Surface
Object count
516
Geospatial Topic Environment
NSW Place Name Wollongong and Port Hacking 1:100,000 map sheets
Extent

Dataset extent

Temporal Coverage From 1983-01-01 - 1990-01-06
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution Department of Planning 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 and Environment 1990"