Reconnoissance soil survey of South Texas

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Soil survey of 8 counties in the extreme southern part of Texas. Includes San Patricio, Nueces, Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Duval, Zapata, and Webb Counties. Text describes the area, climate, soils, alkali, agriculture, and irrigation of these counties.

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105 p. ; 24 cm.

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Coffey, George Nelson June 16, 1910.

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  • Main Title: Reconnoissance soil survey of South Texas
  • Added Title: Reconnaissance soil survey of South Texas

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Soil survey of 8 counties in the extreme southern part of Texas. Includes San Patricio, Nueces, Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Duval, Zapata, and Webb Counties. Text describes the area, climate, soils, alkali, agriculture, and irrigation of these counties.

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105 p. ; 24 cm.

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"Advance sheets--Field operations of the Bureau of Soils, 1909."
"By George N. Coffey and Party."

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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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Map displays soil types along with arroyos, lakes, rivers, swamps, counties, towns, roads, railroads, and ranches. Includes legend and soil profiles.

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  • June 16, 1910

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  • Nov. 7, 2006, 2:13 p.m.

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Coffey, George Nelson. Reconnoissance soil survey of South Texas, book, June 16, 1910; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19753/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.