General Soil Map, Brazoria County, Texas

One of 206 maps in the series: [United States Soil Survey Report] available on this site.

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Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:380,160.

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1 map : col. ; 38.5 x 26 cm.

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United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1981.

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Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:380,160.

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1 map : col. ; 38.5 x 26 cm.

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  • Soil Survey of Brazoria County, Texas. United States. Soil Conservation Service. 1981. ark:/67531/metapth130203

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Texas Soil Surveys

The Texas Soil Surveys demonstrate early scientific thought regarding soil classification and use. Each survey consists of a soil map and separate book. The maps show many cultural features in the landscape such as businesses, churches, schools, mills, gins, and ferries. The collection embraces all Texas county and reconnaissance soil surveys completed prior to 1950.

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Soil Survey of Brazoria County, Texas (Book)

Soil Survey of Brazoria County, Texas

Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Brazoria County, Texas.

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  • 1981

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United States. Soil Conservation Service. General Soil Map, Brazoria County, Texas, map, 1981; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130276/: accessed December 2, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.