Soil map, Brown County, Texas

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Map displays soil types along with bayous, lakes, rivers, agricultural field stations, refineries, pipelines, power transmission lines, towns, churches, country clubs, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Separate, supplemental chart shows principle characteristics of each soil type.

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1 map : col. ; 118 x 95 cm. ; scale 1 inch = 1 mile

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United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. March 1948.

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  • Main Title: Soil map, Brown County, Texas
  • Added Title: Soil map, Texas, Brown County

Description

Map displays soil types along with bayous, lakes, rivers, agricultural field stations, refineries, pipelines, power transmission lines, towns, churches, country clubs, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Separate, supplemental chart shows principle characteristics of each soil type.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 118 x 95 cm. ; scale 1 inch = 1 mile

Notes

"Soils surveyed by E. H. Templin, in charge, and I. C. Mowery, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station and W. I Watkins, T. W. Glassey and M. W. Beck, U.S. Department of Agriculture." "Surveyed in 1933-39. Series 1939."

A polyconic projection, North American datum. "Horizontal control by U.S. G. S. and U. S. C. and G. S. 10000 foot grid based upon Texas (Central) system of plane coordinates." With supplemental soil chart, 36 x 35 cm.

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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 Brown County, Texas / by E. H. Templin ... [et al.] (Book)

Soil Survey of Brown County, Texas / by E. H. Templin ... [et al.]

Text describing climate, agriculture, and soils of Brown County, Texas.

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  • March 1948

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  • Nov. 7, 2006, 10:07 a.m.

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  • June 2, 2016, 12:16 p.m.

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United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. Soil map, Brown County, Texas, map, March 1948; Washington. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19740/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.