Soil Survey for Dimmit County, Texas

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Text describes climate, agriculture, soils, and crops of Dimmit County, Texas.

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67 p. ; 23 cm.

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Smith, Howard Malcolm, 1900- & Huckabee, John Walter, 1912- April 1943.

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Text describes climate, agriculture, soils, and crops of Dimmit County, Texas.

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67 p. ; 23 cm.

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"In cooperation with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station."
"Literature cited": p. 66-67.
"The field work for this survey was done while the Division was a part of the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils."

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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, Dimmit County, Texas (Map)

Soil map, Dimmit County, Texas

Map displays soil types along with creeks, lakes, rivers, tanks, ranches, roads, railroads, power transmission lines, Texas Agricultural Experiment Stations, towns, and Texas Land Office blocks and surveys. Includes legend and symbols. A polyconic projection, 1927 North American Datum. "Horizontal control by U.S.G.S. and U.S. C. and G. S. 10000 foot grid based upon Texas (South-central) system of plane coordinates."

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  • April 1943

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Smith, Howard Malcolm, 1900- & Huckabee, John Walter, 1912-. Soil Survey for Dimmit County, Texas, book, April 1943; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth19796/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.