Soil Landscapes and Geomorphic Regions--Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Sheet

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10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Booklet
Abstract: 

The Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Sheet covers Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties. Provides essential information for broad planning, such as determining areas' potential for various types of farming, forestry and recreation; locating sources of sand and gravel; and locating feasible routes for utility lines and highways. More detailed soil surveys should be used for specific planning of farms, cities, recreation areas, tax equalization and road building. 13 tables describe features of soil landscape units in the geomorphic areas within the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Sheet. Discusses climate and surficial geology of the area. 9 b/w, 7 color photos. Separate color map shows the area's geomorphic regions and soil landscape units. For regional planners, development agencies, government personnel, civil engineers, developers, businesses and industries, and junior high, high school and college science teachers.

Author: 
G.F. Harms; R.H. Rust; L.D. Hanson; J.F. Cummins, H.E. Wright, Jr.; C. Matsch
Topic Areas: 
Geology
Business
Resource Management
Land
Target Audience: 
Government
Business Community
Teachers
Geographic Location: 
Metro
Pages/Length: 
35 pages
Date Produced/Published: 
1975
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$9.00 + 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-2109-SEEK
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