The dataset contains polygons of soils of Rangitikei County, mapped at 1:63360. Existing soil data by Cowie et al. (1967) were incorporated into this survey. The attributes contain the soil series and the soil classification. No analytical properties of the soil are included.
The Soil Survey was compiled by Campbell. (DSIR, Soil Bureau in 1978).
This map was published in 1979. It was digitised in 2009 and the data were stored in ArcGIS.
NZSC was determined in 2010.
Incidental error correction has been carried out as necessary.
These data were mapped at 1:63 360 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.