Kōrero: Soils

Soil mapping

Soil mapping

Road cuttings often provide a chance to examine a soil profile. Where they are not available, then a pit must be dug in order to observe and record soil details. Ideally, the pit should be large enough to sit in so that soil colours and depths can be accurately recorded.

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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Hewitt, 'Soils - Soil patterns and properties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12341/soil-mapping (accessed 27 September 2020)

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