Special Collections at Murdoch University

Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Property of J (John) and R Tunsey, Dandaragan, Western Australia, Australia - 002

Property of J (John) and R Tunsey, Dandaragan, Western Australia, Australia - 002. [Document] [Special Collections]



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

Comments: Annual rainfall is 25 inches. Dotted lines are existing banks. (A) Sand pipes in clay to 5 or 6 feet, may need to plastic sheet after two seasons, block either side. (B) Line above overloads into sand and intercepted in next. (C) Clay above well not sealable, water intercepted in line below well. Blocks are to allow overflow below ground level and to be constructed between good clay and clay containing small sand pipes. Access points are marked in paddock. Clay generally about 2 inches deep. All wet areas in paddocks have had their sources intercepted.

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

Date: 4 April 1987
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Notes: 1 survey plan : col. ; 37 x 26 cm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/52895
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