Soil survey of Hidalgo County, Texas

One of 16 books in the series: U.S. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. [Soil survey report] available on this site.

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A government publication describing the soil conditions of Hidalgo County, Texas in the late 1920's.

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59 p. ; 24 cm.

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Hawker, H. W. (Herman William); Beck, M. W. (Miles Walter) & Devereux, Robert Eddins 1929.

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A government publication describing the soil conditions of Hidalgo County, Texas in the late 1920's.

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59 p. ; 24 cm.

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In cooperation with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.

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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, Hidalgo County, northern sheet, Texas (Map)

Soil map, Hidalgo County, northern sheet, Texas

Map displays soil types along with ranches, schools, stores, churches, railroads and roads. Includes legend and symbols.

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Soil Map, Hidalgo County, Southern Sheet, Texas (Map)

Soil Map, Hidalgo County, Southern Sheet, Texas

Map displays soil types along with lakes, rivers, ferries, ranches, plantations, towns, schools, stores, pumps, railroads, and roads. Includes legend and symbols. Shows average alkali concentrations at selected locations.

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  • 1929

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Hawker, H. W. (Herman William); Beck, M. W. (Miles Walter) & Devereux, Robert Eddins. Soil survey of Hidalgo County, Texas, book, 1929; [Washington]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19780/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.