Soil map, Willacy County, Texas Metadata

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  • Main Title Soil map, Willacy County, Texas
  • Added Title Soil map, Texas, Willacy County


  • Author: United States. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.
    Creator Type: Organization
  • Author: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
    Creator Type: Organization


  • Printer: Eastern Offset Inc.
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Cartographer: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Cartographer: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: [United States. Government Printing Office.]
    Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]


  • Creation: 1929
  • Digitized: 2006-03-10


  • English


  • Content Description: Map displays soil types along with arroyos, ranches, towns, schools, roads, and railroads. Shows alkali concentrations. Includes legend and symbols.
  • Physical Description: 1 map : col. ; 63 x 128 cm. ; scale 1 inch = 1 mile


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Soil surveys -- Texas -- Willacy County.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Soils -- Texas -- Willacy County -- Maps.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Willacy County
  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Time Period: tex-land
  • Coverage Date: 1926


  • Is Part Of: Soil survey of Willacy County, Texas, ark:/67531/metapth19823


  • Name: Texas Soil Surveys
    Code: TXSS


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Map


  • Image


  • OCLC: 8934593
  • Government Documents No.: A 47.5:926/3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth19661


  • Display Note: "Field Operations Bureau of Soils 1926." "Soils surveyed by H. W. Hawker, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, in charge, and C. S. Simmons, U. S. Department of Agriculture." "Base map in part from U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey sheets."
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K