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Main Title Soil Associations and Land Classification for Irrigation, Taos County.
Author Maker, H. J. ; Folks, J. J. ; Anderson., J. U. ;
CORP Author New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station, University Park.
Year Published 1974
Report Number RR-268; OWRR-B-015-NMEX; W74-09054 ; OWRR-B-015-NMEX(24)
Stock Number PB-233 119
Additional Subjects Soil properties ; Irrigated land ; New Mexico ; Soil classification ; Investigations ; Soil surveys ; Agriculture ; Land use ; Maps ; Taos County(New Mexico)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-233 119 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 46p
Information is presented on the suitability of soils in Taos County, NM., for irrigation. The acreage, general location, and relative capability of the soils for use in irrigated agriculture are given. The general soil map and a detailed soil 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. Taos County has about 1,444,500 acres, of which about 29% 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. A general soil map and a classification of land for irrigation map, both in color are included.