Soil survey, Kaufman County, Texas

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Text describes climate, agricultural history, soils and crops, land uses, agricultural methods, productivity ratings, and morphology and genesis of soils for Kaufman County, Texas.

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78 p. ; 23 cm.

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Templin, E. H. (Edward Henry) & Huckabee, J.W. (John Walter) June 1940.

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Text describes climate, agricultural history, soils and crops, land uses, agricultural methods, productivity ratings, and morphology and genesis of soils for Kaufman County, Texas.

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78 p. ; 23 cm.

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In cooperation with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.
"The field work for this survey was done while the Division of Soil Survey was a part of the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils."--p. 1

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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 map, Kaufman County, Texas (Map)

Soil map, Kaufman County, Texas

Map displays soil types, creeks, lakes, towns, churches, schools, roads, railroads, and Texas Land Office survey lines. Includes legend and symbols. A polyconic projection, North American Datum. "Horizontal control by Texas State Reclamation Department. 10000 foot grid based upon Texas (North central) system of plane coordinates."

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  • June 1940

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Templin, E. H. (Edward Henry) & Huckabee, J.W. (John Walter). Soil survey, Kaufman County, Texas, book, June 1940; Washington. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19775/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.