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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3
Western Australia, Water erosion, Water erosion control, Contour bank
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Contour Bank is the name applied to a ridge or bank of earth built across sloping ground between points of equal or nearly equal heights. The basic function of a contour bank is "interception of run-off water is then either absorbed or conducted slowly from the land, depending on the condition of the soil conservation work contour banks are not a substitute for, but supplementary to, suitable plant cover and careful land management.
Fallon, J P.
"Water erosion control - 3,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 1:
4, Article 5.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol1/iss4/5