Soil map, Texas, Morris County sheet

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Map displays soil types along with creeks, lakes, rivers, towns, churches, schools, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and soil profiles.

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1 map : col. ; 92 x 36 cm. ; scale 1:63,360 (1 inch = 1 mile)

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United States. Bureau of Soils. October 17, 1910.

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Description

Map displays soil types along with creeks, lakes, rivers, towns, churches, schools, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and soil profiles.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 92 x 36 cm. ; scale 1:63,360 (1 inch = 1 mile)

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"Field Operations Bureau of Soils 1909." "Soils surveyed by E. B. Watson and Risden T. Allen, 1909."

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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 Morris County, Texas (Book)

Soil Survey of Morris County, Texas

Text describes the area, climate, agriculture, and soils of Morris County, Texas.

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  • October 17, 1910

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  • Nov. 7, 2006, 10:56 a.m.

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  • May 25, 2016, 3:43 p.m.

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United States. Bureau of Soils. Soil map, Texas, Morris County sheet, map, October 17, 1910; Washington. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19697/: accessed July 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.