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Property of BR (Basil) Birtles, Noongar, Western Australia, Australia - 001

Property of BR (Basil) Birtles, Noongar, Western Australia, Australia - 001. [Document] [Special Collections]

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Surveyor's Report on WISALTS Soil Conservation System created by G Maddock and A (Alan) Nicholson.

Comments: *->- marks 2 centimetre grade bank in yellow sand and loose gravel not sealed. Top banks in bush overload into each other then into dam with wing to catch water, dam overloads into creek. Northern water controlled with banks parallel to fence and baffles every vertical metre, also one with 1 centimetre grade around rise in ground. Topsoil averaged 18 inches in heavy land.

This document is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Date: 6 April 1982
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/46191
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