Minnesota Soil Atlas--Stillwater Sheet

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Book/Magazine
Abstract: 

This soil atlas covers an area of about 2.7 million acres in east central Minnesota, from 45 to 46 degrees N latitude and from 94 degrees W longitude to Minnesota's eastern border on the St. Croix River. Area includes part or all of 13 counties. Provides essential info for broad planning, such locating processing plants in areas suitable for various crops; determining an area's potential for various types of farming, forestry or recreation; determining areas that would benefit from drainage or irrigation; preparing wildlife density maps; locating pulp and paper mills in areas of greatest potential supply; locating feasible routes for utility lines, highways; and serving as a reference for science teachers. More detailed surveys should be used for specific planning of farms, cities, recreation areas, tax equalization and road building. 10 tables describe features of soil landscapes in the Stillwater Sheet's
geomorphic regions. 11 color, 11 b/w photos. Discusses geomorphic regions
of the Stillwater Sheet and the area's climate, agriculture, woodland and
recreation. Separate color map shows the area's geomorphic areas and soil
landscapes. For regional planners, development agencies, government
personnel, engineers, businesses and industries, and junior high, high school
and college science teachers.

Author: 
G. F. Harms, L. D. Hanson, R. H. Rust J.F. Cummins, H.E. Wright, Jr.
Topic Areas: 
Geology
Business
Resource Management
Land
Target Audience: 
Government
Business Community
Teachers
Geographic Location: 
Metro
Pages/Length: 
39 pages
Date Produced/Published: 
1980
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$6.00 + S&H
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards: 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.

Organization code of item (if any): 
MR-2135-SEEK
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