Soil map, Texas, Harris County, eastern sheet

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Map displays soil types along with bayous, creeks, lakes, ponds, swamps, railroads, roads, towns, schools, institutes, parks, and poor farms. Includes legend and symbols.

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1 map : col. ; 121 x 85 cm. ; scale 1 inch = 1 mile

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United States. Bureau of Soils. 1928.

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Description

Map displays soil types along with bayous, creeks, lakes, ponds, swamps, railroads, roads, towns, schools, institutes, parks, and poor farms. Includes legend and symbols.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 121 x 85 cm. ; scale 1 inch = 1 mile

Notes

"Field Operations Bureau of Soils 1922." "Soils surveyed by H. V. Geib, in charge, and T. M. Bushnell of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, and A. H. Bauer of the U.S. Department of Agriculture." "Base map in part from U.S. Geological Survey sheets." Continued on adjoining sheet: Soil map, Texas, Harris County, western sheet.

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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.

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Soil survey of Harris County, Texas (Book)

Soil survey of Harris County, Texas

Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Harris County, Texas.

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Soil survey of Harris County, Texas, ark:/67531/metapth19784

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  • 1928

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  • Nov. 7, 2006, 10:34 a.m.

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  • March 20, 2017, 8:37 p.m.

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United States. Bureau of Soils. Soil map, Texas, Harris County, eastern sheet, map, 1928; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19717/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.