Land Systems of Western New South Wales

Land systems are areas or groups of areas throughout which there is a recurring pattern of topography, soils and vegetation. This vector dataset with accompanying hardcopy report describe 251 land systems for Western New South Wales. They provide soil and land resource information suitable to assist in broad scale land-use planning and land management. Land systems were mapped at a scale of 1: 250,000 scale.

Reference: Walker PJ, 1991, Land System of Western NSW, Technical Report No. 25, Soil Conservation Service of NSW, Sydney.

Note: Part of this area is also covered by the mapping of the Reconnaissance Soil and Land Resources of the Murray Catchment and Hydrogeological landscapes of NSW.

Data and resources

Additional Information

Field Value
Metadata template type Vector
Asset Type Dataset
Alternative Title SCS Tecnical Report No. 25
Metadata Date 01/01/1991
Date of Asset Creation 01/01/1991
Date of Asset Revision 04/08/2011
Date of Asset Publication 01/01/1991
Purpose A collation of the Soil Conservation Service's Land System mapping in Western NSW for rangeland management.
Update Frequency Data is updated as deemed necessary
Date of Next Update
OEH Service Landscapes and Aquatic Ecosystems
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Landing Page
Equivalent Scale 250000
Geospatial Topic environment
Language English
Geospatial Coverage
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tiles by MapBox
Temporal Coverage From 01/01/1975 - 01/01/1989
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
Legal Disclaimer Legal Disclaimer
Attribution Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) 1991"