Kōrero: Soils

Pasture from deforested land

Pasture from deforested land

Conifer–broadleaf forest and associated vegetation originally covered most of New Zealand. These forests were stable for a long period before people arrived in the country, so they provide a legacy of soils high in organic matter.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10055556
Photograph by Peter Morrison

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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/photograph/12303/pasture-from-deforested-land (accessed 2 March 2021)

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