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This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 22 Jun 2010.
Soil Map of Hamilton City
Landcare Research NZ Ltd
The dataset contains polygons of soils of Hamilton City mapped at 1:20 000. The attributes contain the soil series and the soil classification. No analytical properties of the soil are included.
The Soil Survey was carried out in 1962 by J.G. Bruce, Soil Bureau, DSIR.This map was published in 1979. It was digitised in 2002 and the data were stored in ArcGIS. NZSC was determined in 2002.Incidental error correction has been carried out as necessary.
These data were mapped at 1:20 000 and should not be used at scales greater than this.
As soil variabliity is usually very high, the polygons in this map are not necessarily pure and so may contain inclusions of other known, and variants of unknown soils.
-37.850252 175.182803 -37.709999 175.336922