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Three Springs, Western Australia, Australia - 002

Three Springs, Western Australia, Australia - 002. [Photograph] [Special Collections]

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Summary

An average slope on this hill at Three Springs has had considerable run off after clearing - resulting in the erosion of "valuable top-soil" with a consequent loss of production. Inconvenient working and is an eyesore no farmer could be proud of. Recent 1 push banks on the slope are of some help but they are not designed for wet winters. Due to a mixing of topsoil and subsoil some have broken their banks - thus allowing moisture to seep through resulting in down slope erosion. There is considerable knowledge and skill required in planning an effective and safe conservation design for cleared agricultural land.

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

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Notes: 1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/49794
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