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Main Title Soil Associations and Land Classification for Irrigation, Lincoln County.
Author Make, H. J. ; Turne, M. T. ; Gallma, W. B. ; Anderso, J. U. ;
CORP Author New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station, University Park.
Year Published 1971
Report Number RR-212; OWRR-B-015-NMEX; 02623,; B-015-NMEX(17)
Stock Number PB-213 457
Additional Subjects ( Soil properties ; Irrigated land) ; ( Irrigated land ; New Mexico) ; Soil classification ; Soil surveys ; Maps ; Agriculture ; Statistical data ; Lincoln County(New Mexico)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-213 457 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 50p
Information is presented on the suitability of soils in Lincoln County, New Mexico for irrigation. The acreage, general location, and relative capability of the soils for use in irrigated agriculture are given. The general soil map based on a reconnaissance soils survey, provided the information necessary for the classification for irrigation. The data were organized and presented on the basis of soil associations shown on the general soil map and on the irrigation land classification map. Lincoln County has a total of about 3,109,800 acres, of which about 21 percent were considered suitable for irrigation. Information is provided on soil resources that can be used for preliminary planning for irrigated agriculture, forestry, range, urban, engineering, recreation, and wildlife uses. (Author)