This report identifies areas of Cockatoo Sands adjacent to the Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA), Kununurra, with high potential for developing irrigated agriculture. It builds on a reconnaissance soil survey conducted in 2009 which identified significant areas of sandy and loamy soils in the Kununurra area that could be suitable for agriculture.
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Cockatoo sand, Land capability, Soil profiles, Geology, Kununurra
Smolinski, H, Pathan, S, Galloway, P, Kuswardiyanto, K, and Laycock, J. (2015), Cockatoo Sands in the Victoria Highway and Carlton Hill areas, East Kimberley: land capability assessment for developing irrigated agriculture. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 391.
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