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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

A W. Hogstrom

Keywords

Agriculture, Surveys, South eastern region (W.A.), Western Australia

First Page Number

550

Last Page Number

561

Abstract

At the request of the Central South Zone Development Committee a survey which covered 58 farms in the Lakes District was carried out by officers of the Department of Agriculture. Field work for the survey started in 1961.

The Lakes District supports about 70 holdings adjoining a chain of salt lakes to the east of Newdegate and Hyden but west of the No. 1 Rabbit Proof Fence.

The chain of lakes is about 70 miles long running in a N.N.W. to S.S.E. direction. The lakes are O'Connor, Carmody, Hurlstone, Varley, Gulson, Fox, Camm, King, and Pal lamp.

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