Geography of Denton County Page: 57
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DENTON COUNTY AS A WHOLE
did work that has already been started in a soil con-
The Soil Conservation Handbook, prepared by the
Soil Conservation Staff Members in Region Four, gives
the per cent of the area occupied by each soil series for
Soil Series Per cent Soil Series Per cent
San Saba 20 Wilson 4
Denton 12 Frio 4
Kirvin 10 Trinity 4
Bell 10 Simmons 4
Durant 6 Lewisville 3
Houston 5 Catalpa 2
Tabor 5 Cohaba 1
Types of Soil Depths of Inches
1. Kirvin fine sandy loam 8-12
2. Kirvin fine sandy loam, deep phase 14-20
3. Kirvin gravelly fine sandy loam 8-14
4. Kirvin gravelly fine sandy loam, deep phase 14-20
5. Kirvin stony loam 6-12
6. Norfolk fine sandy loam, deep phase 16-36
7. Norfolk fine sand 36 and over
8. Tabor fine sandy loam 10-16
9. Tabor fine sandy loam, deep phase 16-24
10. Durant fine sandy loam 8-14
11. Durant loam 8-12
12. Durant clay loam 8-12
13. Durant gravelly loam 8-12
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