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Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Forestry, Newfoundland


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2010-07-09 10:40:17
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2010-07-09 10:46:24


The mapping of land capability for forestry is based on a national classification system comparable with the other Canada Land Inventory sectors. Land is rated according to seven classes on its capability to grow commercial timber in areas stocked with the optimum number and species of trees. This rating considers the land in its natural state, without improvements such as fertilization, drainage, or amelioration practices. This dataset contains Land Capability Ratings for the surveyed portions of the province of Newfoundland. Land ratings and classes may change, however, significant changes will only be achieved through costly and continuing practices. The best lands for tree growth are Class 1 while Class 7 land can not yield timber [...]


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Government of Canada,National Archives of Canada,Visual and Sound Archives Division
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:42:32 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 75f5e7cabfb24ed19ee1712ad8f6a298

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