Soil, Soil classification, Soil type, Soil group
This publication provides a simple, standardised and easy-to-understand way to recognise the most common soils in Western Australia.
It is designed to:
1) Provide a standard way of giving common names to the main soils of the State;
2) Provide a simple method to identify them;
3) Assist with the communication of soils information at a general level.
Maps are not included as part of the complete document download. If this report contains a map, it will be available in the Individual Parts list below.
Schoknecht, N R, and Pathan, S. (2013), Soil groups of Western Australia : a simple guide to the main soils of Western Australia (4th ed). Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 380, 175p.
Soil Groups of Western Australia Part 2a - Soil Group factsheets.pdf (4413 kB)
Soil Groups of Western Australia Part 2b - Soil Group Factsheets.pdf (5697 kB)
Soil Groups of Western Australia Part 3 - Appendices and Distribution maps.pdf (4669 kB)
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