This soil atlas covers southwestern Minnesota, an area that ranges from the Iowa border to 45 degrees N latitude and from 94 degrees W longitude to Minnesota's border with South Dakota. Provides essential info for broad planning, such as providing soils information related to the suitability for various crops and locating processing plants and agricultural service industries; determining areas that would benefit from drainage or irrigation; locating sources of sand and gravel; and identifying soil conditions for highway and utility line routes. More detailed surveys should be used for specific planning of farms, cities, recreation areas, tax equalization and road building. 17 tables describe features of soil landscapes in the New Ulm Sheet's
geomorphic areas. Discusses development of landforms, agriculture and
climate of the area. 10 color, 9 b/w photos. A separate color map shows the
New Ulm Sheet's geomorphic areas and soil landscapes. For planners,
development agencies, engineers, government personnel, businesses and
industries, and junior high, high school and college science teachers.
MES Distr Ctr (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards: 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.