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Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 82—Ida County Soils, Roy W. Simonson, T. H. Benton Apr 1942

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 82—Ida County Soils, Roy W. Simonson, T. H. Benton

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Ida County is situated in the northwestern part of Iowa, lying in the second tier of counties east of the Missouri River and in the fourth tier south of the Iowa-Minnesota line. Ida Grove, the county seat and largest town, is 50 miles east and a little south of Sioux City, 80 miles northeast of Council Bluffs and 110 miles northwest of Des Moines. The county lies in the eastern part of a rolling, loess-covered plain which, in places, reaches a width of 100 miles along the western boundary of Iowa. All of Ida County lies within the drainage basin ...


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 81—Marion County Soils, Roy W. Simonson, T. H. Benton Nov 1941

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 81—Marion County Soils, Roy W. Simonson, T. H. Benton

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Marion County is situated in south-central Iowa in the third tier of counties north of the Iowa-Missouri line. Knoxville, the county seat and largest town, is located 38 miles southeast of Des Moines, the state capital, and 51 miles northwest of Ottumwa. With the exception of 55 square miles in the northeastern corner, all of the county lies within the drainage basin of the Des Moines River. The region is a part of a loess-mantled drift plain, once apparently level over extensive areas but now generally rolling because of the dissection of the older land surface by streams. Occasional flat ...


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 80—Decatur County Soils, Roy W. Simsonson May 1941

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 80—Decatur County Soils, Roy W. Simsonson

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Decatur County lies in the south-central part of Iowa, immediately bordering the state of Missouri. Leon, the centrally located county seat, is situated 60 miles south of Des Moines, the state capital, and 115 miles east and a little south of Council Bluffs.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 79—Franklin County Soils, Roy W. Simonson, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum Mar 1940

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 79—Franklin County Soils, Roy W. Simonson, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum

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Franklin County is located in the third tier of counties south of the Minnesota-Iowa line and lies approximately 35 miles northeast of the geographical center of the state. Hampton, the county seat and largest town, is 45 miles northwest of Waterloo and about 80 miles, slightly east of north, from Des Moines.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 78—Monroe County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn Sep 1936

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 78—Monroe County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn

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Monroe County is located in southern Iowa in the second tier of counties north of the Missouri state line and in the fourth tier west of the Mississippi River. It is entirely within the Southern Iowa loess soil area and the soils are, therefore, practically all of loessial origin. The only drift soils found are those derived from the old Kansan till which has been exposed through the erosion or washing away of the loessial covering.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 75—Guthrie County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, A. M. O'Neal Mar 1935

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 75—Guthrie County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, A. M. O'Neal

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Guthrie County is located in the west central part of Iowa, in the fourth tier of counties north of the Missouri state line and in the fourth tier east of the Missouri River. It is partly in the Wisconsin drift soil area and partly in the Mississippi loess, the Missouri loess and the Southern Iowa loess soil areas. The soils are, therefore, partly of glacial origin and partly of loessial origin, loess types representing all three loess areas occurring in the county.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 76—Hancock County Soils, P. E. Brown, H. R. Meldrum, T. H. Benton, G. B. Killinger Mar 1935

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 76—Hancock County Soils, P. E. Brown, H. R. Meldrum, T. H. Benton, G. B. Killinger

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Hancock County is located in north central Iowa in the second tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and in the middle tier of counties from east to west in the state. It lies entirely in the Wisconsin drift soil area, and hence its soils are all of drift or glacial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 73—Crawford County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum Mar 1935

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 73—Crawford County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum

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Crawford County is located in western Iowa in the second tier of counties east of the Missouri River and in the middle tier between the north and south state boundaries. It lies entirely in the Missouri loess soil area and the soils of the county are, therefore, chiefly of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No . 77—Washington County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn Mar 1935

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No . 77—Washington County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn

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Washington County is located in southeastern Iowa in the second tier of counties west of the Mississippi River and in the third tier north of the Missouri state line. It lies partly in the Mississippi loess and partly in the Southern Iowa loess soil areas and hence the soils are all of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 74—Poweshiek County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn Mar 1935

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 74—Poweshiek County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn

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Poweshiek County is located in southeastern Iowa in the fourth tier of counties north of Missouri and in the fifth tier west of the Mississippi River. It is partly in the Mississippi loess and partly in the Southern Iowa loess soil areas and hence the soils are mainly of loessial origin, only small areas of drift soils being exposed where the loessial covering has been removed by erosion.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 72—Calhoun County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, W. J. Leighty, H. R. Meldrum Jun 1933

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 72—Calhoun County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, W. J. Leighty, H. R. Meldrum

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Calhoun County is located in northwestern Iowa in the fourth tier of counties south of Minnesota and in the fourth tier east of the Missouri River. It is all in the Wisconsin drift soil area and hence the soils are all of glacial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 71—Sac County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, R. E. Bennett Jun 1933

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 71—Sac County Soils, P. E. Brown, C. L. Orrben, H. R. Meldrum, R. E. Bennett

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Sac County is located in the northwestern part of Iowa, in the fourth tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and in the third tier east of the Missouri River. It is partly in the Wisconsin drift soil area and partly in the Missouri loess area. The soils of the county are partly of glacial and partly of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 70—Butler County Soils, P. E. Brown, J. A. Elwell, H. R. Meldrum, R. E. Bennett Jun 1933

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 70—Butler County Soils, P. E. Brown, J. A. Elwell, H. R. Meldrum, R. E. Bennett

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Butler County is located in northeastern Iowa in the third tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and in the fourth tier of counties west of the Mississippi River. It is mainly in the Iowan drift soil area, and hence most of the soils are of drift origin. There is a small acreage of loess soils undoubtedly derived from the Mississippi loess deposit.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 69—Pocahantas County Soils, P. E. Brown, A. M. O'Neal, H. R. Meldrum Jun 1933

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 69—Pocahantas County Soils, P. E. Brown, A. M. O'Neal, H. R. Meldrum

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Pocahontas County is located in the northwestern part of Iowa, in the third tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and in the fourth tier east of the Missouri River. It lies entirely in the Wisconsin^ drift soil area, and the soils of the county, are, therefore, all of drift origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 68—Union County Soils, P. E. Brown, J. A. Elwell, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn Jun 1932

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 68—Union County Soils, P. E. Brown, J. A. Elwell, H. R. Meldrum, A. J. Englehorn

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Union County is located in southwestern Iowa in the second tier of counties north of Missouri, and in the fourth tier east of the Missouri River. It is entirely in the southern Iowa loess area, and almost half of the soils of the county are of loessial origin, the remainder being of drift origin derived largely from the underlying glacial material which has become exposed through the action of erosion.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 67—Buchanan County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum, R. E. Bennett Jun 1932

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 67—Buchanan County Soils, P. E. Brown, T. H. Benton, H. R. Meldrum, R. E. Bennett

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Buchanan County is located in eastern central Iowa in the third tier of counties west of the Mississippi River. It is chiefly in the Iowan drift soil area and hence most of the soils of the county are of drift origin. There is a small area of loess soils, probably derived from the Mississippi loess deposit.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 66—Lyon County Soils, P. E. Brown, A. M. O'Neal, D. S. Gray, H. R. Meldrum Jun 1932

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 66—Lyon County Soils, P. E. Brown, A. M. O'Neal, D. S. Gray, H. R. Meldrum

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Lyon County is located in the extreme northwestern corner of Iowa, bordering South Dakota on the west and South Dakota and Minnesota on the north. It lies entirely in the Missouri loess soil area and hence the soils in the county are chiefly loessial in character.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 60—Carroll County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Oct 1930

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 60—Carroll County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Carroll County is located in west central Iowa in the third tier of counties east of the Missouri River and in the center tier of counties north and south. It is partly in the Wisconsin drift soil area and partly in the Missouri loess soil area, and hence the soils of the county are partly of loessial and partly of drift origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 65—Clayton County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Oct 1930

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 65—Clayton County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Clayton County is located in northeastern Iowa in the second tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and is separated by the Mississippi River from Wisconsin on the east. It is partly in the Iowan Drift and partly in the Mississippi loess soil areas, and the soils are, therefore, of loessial and glacial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 61—Howard County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Oct 1930

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 61—Howard County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Howard County is located in northeastern Iowa in the third tier of counties west of the Mississippi River, and to the north it borders the state of Minnesota* It is almost entirely in the Iowan drift soil area, and the soils are mainly of glacial origin. The Mississippi loess soil area extends over the northeastern corner of the county, and in that section the soils were laid down by wind action.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 64—Kossuth County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Oct 1930

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 64—Kossuth County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Kossuth County is located in north central Iowa, being bordered by Minnesota on the north and in. the fifth tier of counties east of the South Dakota line. Its location is shown in the accompanying map. It is entirely in the Wisconsin drift soil area; hence the soils of the county are all of glacial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 63—Chickasaw County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Oct 1930

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 63—Chickasaw County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Chickasaw County is located in northeastern Iowa in the second tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and in the third tier west of the Mississippi River. It lies entirely.in the Iowan drift soil area; hence the soils are all of glacial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 62—Warren County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Oct 1930

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 62—Warren County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Warren County is located in south central Iowa in the third tier of counties north of the Missouri line and is in the fifth tier of counties east of the Missouri River. It is partly in the Mississippi loess and partly in the Southern Iowa loess soil areas, and the soils of the county are mainly of loessial origin. There is, however, a considerable acreage of drift soils such as are found thruout the Southern Iowa loess soil area. These drift soils are derived from the Kansan till underlying the loessial deposits in southern Iowa.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 58—Fremont County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown May 1929

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 58—Fremont County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Fremont County is located in the southwestern corner of Iowa, being bounded by Nebraska on the west and Missouri on the south. It lies entirely in the Missouri loess soil area, and the soils are, therefore, practically all of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 55—Harrison County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown May 1929

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 55—Harrison County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Harrison County is located in southwestern Iowa, being separated by the Missouri River from Nebraska, on the west and in the fourth tier of counties It lies entirely in the Missouri loess soil area and the soils of the county are, therefore, mainly of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 59—Cherokee County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown May 1929

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 59—Cherokee County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Cherokee County is located in the northwestern part of the state, in the third tier of counties south of the Minnesota state line and in the second tier east of the South Dakota state line. It lies mainly in the Missouri loess soil area and hence the soils of the county are largely of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 57—Jones County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown May 1929

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 57—Jones County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Jones Comity is located in eastern central Iowa, in the second tier of counties west of the Mississippi River. It is partly in the Mississippi loess soil area and partly in the Iowan drift soil area, hence the soils are of loessial and glacial origin. A large part of the county, almost one-half of the total area, is covered by loess soils.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 56—Delaware County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown May 1929

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 56—Delaware County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Delaware County is located in northeastern Iowa, in the second tier of counties west of the Mississippi River and in the third tier south of the Minnesota state line. It is partly in the Iowan drift soil area and partly in the Mississippi loess area and hence the soils are partly of glacial and partly of loessial origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 54—Plymouth County Soils, W. H. Stevenson Apr 1929

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 54—Plymouth County Soils, W. H. Stevenson

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Plymouth County is located in western Iowa, being separated by the Big Sioux River from South Dakota on the west, and is in the third tier of counties south of the Minnesota State line. It lies entirely in the Missouri loess soil area and hence the soils of the county are mainly loessial in origin.


Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 52—Winneshiek County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown Jun 1928

Soil Survey Of Iowa, Report No. 52—Winneshiek County Soils, W. H. Stevenson, P. E. Brown

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Winneshiek County is located in northeastern Iowa in the second tier of counties west of the Mississippi River and bordering the state of Minnesota on the north. The location is shown on the accompanying sketch map. The county lies partly in the Iowan drift soil area and partly in the Mississippi loess and, hence, the soils are partly of loessial and partly of glacial origin. The larger part of the county, almost two-thirds of the total area, is covered by loess soils.