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Property of E (Eddie) Valentine, Morawa, Western Australia, Australia

Property of E (Eddie) Valentine, Morawa, Western Australia, Australia. [Document] [Special Collections]

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Surveyor's Report on WISALTS Soil Conservation System created by BT (Brian) Baxter.

Comments: Present surface water. Scale 1 inch equals 20 chain. Bank, flyover for machinery, throughflows major. Rainfall 330 millimetres. Approval has been obtained from Morawa Shire. Property is located in valley. Water comes in from west, north and east. There are two major surface flows, one past McGlews house going south to dam as marked by blue line. One comes in from north east side and goes past Eddie's house. All throughflows go from west to east. (1) Telecom cable down west and north boundary. (2) All banks are grade lines no blocks. (3) There are 40 throughflows down west side. 5 are major. Rest are approximately 1 metre deep. Major throughflows will be cut off with excavator and plastic. (4) Country is a mixture of salmon and york gum. Sealing material is available at 0.7 metres approximately. (5) Minor throughflows will be marked after first push on bank with flags. (6) Distance 4 kilometres on west side, 2 kilometres on north side, 1 kilometre on north side, 1 kilometre on east side, 2.5 kilometres on middle line, 1 kilometre on east side of map, 0.5 kilometre going east on bottom. 12 kilometres approximately. Lateral distance between banks 1 to 2.5 kilometres. Vertical drop between banks 1.5 kilometres.

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

Date: 10 March 1989
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS
Notes: 1 survey plan : col. ; 37 x 26 cm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/53279
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