The dataset contains polygons of soils of part northern Matamata County mapped at 1:50 000. 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 1984-89 by M. McLeod. DSIR Land Resources.
This map was prepared in 1992. It was digitised in 1999 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 1:50 000 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.