Soil map of usa. Discuss the defining characteristics of each of the 12 soil orders. What are soil contaminants and how did soil get contaminated. A geographical representation showing diversity of soil types andor soil properties soil ph textures organic matter depths of horizons etc in the area of interest. The soil information has been derived from several sources in particular the 125m soil map of the former soviet union prepared by friedland in the dokuchaiev institute moscow.
Click or press the enter or spacebar key to view the larger image. The soil and physiographic database for north and central eurasia covers china mongolia and all countries of the former soviet union. Soil map is a map ie. It is typically the end result of a soil survey inventory ie.
If you enter a series name that is found in the database the official soil series description will be displayed with a link to the series extent map at the end. The following entry field may be used to retrieve an official soil series description andor a series extent map. In its original state soil was an uncontaminated substance covering the earth. The most recent is the default.
Map books are available for multiple years. The international union of soil science iuss at its seventh congress at madison wisconsin usa in 1960 recommended that soil maps of continents and large regions be published. Click the soil map tab to view or print a soil map and detailed descriptions of the soils in your area of interest. Apply the concept of soil forming factors to the formation and occurrence of each of the 12 soil orders.
Draw and write draw a map of the state that you live in in the usa and write about it.