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tableland

flat elevated land; a plateau

tableland

[′tā·bəl‚and]
(geography)
A broad, elevated, nearly level, and extensive region of land that has been deeply cut at intervals by valleys or broken by escarpments. Also known as continental plateau.
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Correa MM, Ker JC, Barron V, Torrent J, Curi N, Torres TCP (2008) Physical, chemical, mineralogical and micromorphological characterization of cohesive horizons and fragipans of red and yellow soils of coastal tablelands.
They inhabit freshwater streams, rivers, and lakes, being particularly common on the Atherton Tablelands.
41) An insight can be found in the events that unfolded in the Tamworth and Northern Tablelands electorates between 1991 and 1995.
Damaging winds around 60 to 80 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 110 km/h are forecast for the Metropolitan, Illawarra and Southern Tablelands forecast districts, as well as parts of the Hunter, South Coast, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts.
The Northern Tablelands of NSW are in the north-east of the state on a broad plateau (Fig.
Hence, geology was considered an effective property for predicting B-deficiency risk, as has been suggested previously by Haddad and Kaldor (1982) for the soils of the NSW Tablelands.
However, there is anecdotal evidence from local landholders that non-traditional practices have achieved substantial gains in soil carbon, both on the grazing soils of the Northern Tablelands and on the cropping soils of the Northern slopes region.
caliginosa) on surface soil properties in a series of intensively grazed paddocks compared with lightly grazed roadside reserves on a range of parent materials on the Northern Tablelands of NSW.
BRAIDWOOD sits on the Southern Tablelands, about an hour from Canberra.
Keywords: Biograze, rangelands, grazing, land management, environmental management, wildlife conservation, Barkly Tablelands, NT, Kingoonya Region, SA.
One such project was run by the Trees for Evelyn and Atherton Tablelands, or TREAT, which received the 1999 CommunityLink Award for Queensland in the Environment, Conservation and Heritage category.
Each tour covers one of seven regions: Cairns, Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands in northern Queensland; Brisbane and the Gold Coast; Sydney and the Twin River Valleys; the Blue Mountains west of Sydney; Melbourne and Victoria's Yarra Valley; central Victoria's Goulburn River; and Victoria's Great Ocean Road.