This is an updated soils map based on information collected by O'Byrne, T.N. (1981), Interim Report on the Suitability of Soils in the Karamea District for Kiwi Fruit and other Horticultural Crops, Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 15. Digital data was checked, edited and updated by I.H. Lynn.
Map prepared in August 2009 by Landcare Research. Original data from O'Byrne, T.N. (1981) was digitzed, checked, edited and updated by I.H. Lynn using recent high resolution Quickbird multispectral satellite imagery as an orthophotographic background to realign soil-landscape boundaries with increased accuracy.