Kōrero: Soils and regional land use

Awatere valley soils (1 o 2)

Awatere valley soils

The gravelly soils of the Awatere valley, south of Blenheim, were for a long time used only for grazing sheep – they are now prime grape-growing land. This soil profile shows a layer of loess over deep, free-draining gravel.

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Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: Go11869Rbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Northern and western South Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17103/awatere-valley-soils (accessed 28 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008