Kōrero: Soils

Soils of the South Island (2 o 2)

Soils of the South Island

The Granular, Oxidic, Allophanic and Pumice soils found in the North Island are absent in the South Island. Semi-arid soils are found only in the southern South Island.

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Source: Les Molloy, Soils in the New Zealand landscape: the living mantle. 2nd ed. Lincoln: New Zealand Society of Soil Science, 1998, p. 231

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Hewitt, 'Soils - Diversity and uniqueness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/12777/soils-of-the-south-island (accessed 25 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Allan Hewitt, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007