Merriwa (Neverfail) soil moisture

Location: “Bow Forrest” Neverfail Rd Merriwa NSWBow Forest Merriwa

Annual Rainfall: 600mm

Altitude: 370m

Soil Type: Basalt

Pasture Type: Native

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Landscape: Hilly area – Mid slope 4% waning Class 111

(OEH Classification), Improved pasture 20% groundcover – groundcover heavily effected by drought

Vegetation: White Box isolated woodland grassy understory, extensive clearing improved pasture and areas of cropping. Some kurrajong trees and yellow box

Soil: Tertiary Basalt overlying Jurassic shale and sandstone. Moderately well drained and high to moderate erodibility.

Australian Soil Class Soil Landscape Table

Red Dermosol

A Horizon

B21 Horizon

B22 Horizon

Depth

0-10 cm

10-60 cm

60-120 cm

Colour

7.5YR 3/4

2.5YR 3/6

10YR 4/6

Mottles

None

None

Orange - distinct

Texture

Medium Clay

Medium Clay

Sandy Clay  

(gravel particles)

Layer Boundary

Gradual

Gradual

Structure

Grade

Shape and Size

Weak

Subangular-blocky

5-10 mm

Weak

Subangular-blocky

5-10 mm

Weak

Granular

2-5 mm

Consistence

Firm Crumbly

Moderately Firm

Weak

Segregation

None

None

Not identified

Ph

6.0

6.5

7.5