Salt-affected soil (close-up), Perth 1988

Childs, Iraphne R. (1988) Salt-affected soil (close-up), Perth 1988. [Image]

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Dryland salinity is a major problem affecting the agricultural lands, particularly the wheat belt, of south-western Western Australia. Dryland salinity is caused clearing native vegetation on shallow watertables which bring salts to the surface and render the soil unusable. This image is a close-up of salt-affected land east of Perth.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: salinity
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:04
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or Town
AustraliaWestern AustraliaPerth
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