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Property of Hocking Brothers, Tammin, Western Australia, Australia

Property of Hocking Brothers, Tammin, Western Australia, Australia. [Document] [Special Collections]

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Surveyor's Report on WISALTS Soil Conservation System created by R (Richard) Hocking.

Comments: Paddock number 1 very straight forward, clay only 2 feet down on gimlet country, ironstone on wodjil country about 2 feet 6 inches to 3 feet down. Banks will need buttressing on creek line. Paddock number 2 open ended level bank will serve as both feed for large dam plus overflow. Bank is 1 kilometre long. Short grade bank replacing Agriculture Department bank has fall of 2 centimetres in 30 metres.

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

Date: 1 March 1982
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/49778
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