|Australian Soil Classification: Epibasic, Petrocalcic, Hypocalcic CALCAROSOL (medium, slightly gravelly, sandy loamy, very shallow).|
|Northcote Factual Key: Uc 5.22.||Great Soil Group: solonized brown soil.|
|Geology: Quaternary aeolian deposits.||General Landscape Description: Lower slope of a low rise between east-west dunes.|
|A1||0-12 cm||Dark brown (7.5YR4/4); loamy sand; apedal; weak consistence dry; non calcareous; pH 8.4:|
|B2||12-20 cm||Yellowish red (5YR5/8); sandy loam; apedal; very firm consistence dry; slightly calcareous; pH 8.5:|
|Ck||20-50 cm||Calcrete layer:|
|D1k||50-140 cm||Reddish yellow (5YR6/8); sandy loam (clayey); contains very many (50%) fine-earth carbonates; pH 10.0:|
|D2||140+ cm||Strong brown (7.5YR5/6); light clayey sand; pH 10.1.|
The surface soil is moderately alkaline. The deeper subsoil is extremely alkaline from 60 cm.
The surface soil has a very low to low salinity rating. The deeper subsoil has a high salinity rating.
The surface and subsoil are non-sodic.