Soils Maps

The Soil Health Knowledge Base - a place to discover and share soils information and research from South West Victoria.

The Knowledge Base brings together soil related datasets and information created and managed by government agencies and organisations, industry groups, community groups and individuals.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA) Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority (GHCMA) Federation University - Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI)

This project is supported by the Australian Government's National Landcare Program

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When a layer is switched on (or selected) it becomes the 'active' layer. Options for interacting with that layer will be displayed here including viewing metadata, adjusting transparency and turning querying on or off.

To query an active layer, simply click on the area of interest on the map.

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