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USDA/NRCS SSURGO Data

Summary

This dataset is a remote link to the USDA/NRCS SSURGO web site. Field mapping methods using national standards are used to construct the soil maps in the Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) data base. Mapping scales generally range from 1:12,000 to 1:63,360; SSURGO is the most detailed level of soil mapping done by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). SSURGO digitizing duplicates the original soil survey maps. This level of mapping is designed for use by landowners, townships, and county natural resource planning and management. The user should be knowledgeable of soils data and their characteristics.

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency other
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1996-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2001-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 50.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -70.00

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EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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