Catalog Home Page

Three Springs, Western Australia, Australia - 003

Three Springs, Western Australia, Australia - 003. [Photograph] [Special Collections]

[img]
Preview
Image (JPEG)
Download (624kB) | Preview

Summary

At this fence line and roadway Harry Whittington indicates half of the fence post showing out above the deep silt eroded from the hillslope. This has resulted from non conservation practices used by farmers over the last half century. Any furrows left on sloping ground invite erosion of soil and nutrients. Paddocks erode into gullies, then creeks erode into rivers - causing silting and flooding problems all the way to the coast.

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/49795
Item Control Page Item Control Page

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year