Soil Map of Palmerston North City and environs, New Zealand
Landcare Research NZ Ltd
The dataset contains polygons of soils of Palmerston North City and environs mapped at 1:15840. The attributes contain the soil series and the soil classification. No analytical properties of the soils are included.
The Soil Survey was carried out prior to 1974 by Soil Bureau, DSIR.
This map was digitised in 1995
NZSC has determine in 2001.
Incidental error correction has been carried out as necessary.
These data were mapped at 1:15840 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.