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A New Zealand handbook for the classification of land. You can now purchase your own hardcopy online and will ship it to your preferred address.


Land Use Capability (LUC) is a complete system for identifying and describing individual units of land, as well as for assessing the capability of those units against a national classification reference. This is a robust and established system that has been used in NZ agriculture and resource management since 1952.

Land Use Capability Survey Handbook (3rd edition revised and reprinted)

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