Soil and Land Suitability Assessment for Irrigated Agriculture in the Gunn Point Area 2017

This spatial dataset provides polygon information delineating land unit boundaries at a scale of 1: 25 000 and describes the dominant landform, soils and vegetation of the Gunn Point area, Northern Territory. The study area covers 75 km2 and is located approximately 40 km north of the Palmerston township via Gunn Point Road over NT Portions 2626 and 4476 and Portion 2727 within the Hundreds of Bagot and Paton. The primary purpose of the investigation was to map, describe and evaluate soil landscapes to inform future irrigation development in an area with identified potential for groundwater extraction. Core landform, soil and vegetation attributes attached to the land units are included with the spatial dataset.

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Last Updated 23 June 2021
Published 10 December 2019