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Soils, Geology, and Water Control in the Everglades Region.

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Date Issued:
1948-03
Summary:
The Everglades region, at the time of this report, spanned some 7500 square miles of land encircling Lake Okeechobee and extending eastward to the end of the Florida peninsula. The report presents a brief history of the efforts by the State of Florida to develop the Everglades; descriptions of the physical, agricultural, and climatic conditions of the area; information on the rock formations and geologic history of the region; and descriptions of the various land types with a classification of their use capability.
Title: Soils, Geology, and Water Control in the Everglades Region.
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Name(s): Jones, Lewis A.
PALMM (Project)
University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Gainesville, Fl.
U.S. department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1948-03
Publisher: University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Station
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 168 pages, illustrations + 4 folded maps; 23 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: The Everglades region, at the time of this report, spanned some 7500 square miles of land encircling Lake Okeechobee and extending eastward to the end of the Florida peninsula. The report presents a brief history of the efforts by the State of Florida to develop the Everglades; descriptions of the physical, agricultural, and climatic conditions of the area; information on the rock formations and geologic history of the region; and descriptions of the various land types with a classification of their use capability.
Summary: The report also presents a statement of the extent, character, and effectiveness of the water-control works by the Everglades Drainage District. A water-control plan is suggested for the improvement of organic soils south and east of Lake Okeechobee. The authors present recommendations for farming practices for the differenct types of land. Maps and photographs of the region are included.
Identifier: FI05070105 (IID), 61310606 (oclc), 1011348 (digitool), NRBIB:EVER-11720 (NPS Natural Resources Bibliography Number) (stock number), fiu:8707 (fedora), AAB9278QF
Note(s): prepared under the direction of Lewis A. Jones.
Cover title.
"In cooperation with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, H.H. Bennett, Chief."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-168).
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2005. (Everglades online collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by Florida International University from a document held in the Green Library at Florida International University, Miami.
Subject(s): Soils -- Florida -- Everglades
Geological surveys -- Florida -- Everglades
Everglades (Fla.) -- Climate
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/feol/FI05070105.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/feol/FI05070105.jpg
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Host Institution: FIU
Has Part:
(OCoLC)01727563
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (University of Florida. Agricultural Experiment Station) ; 442.
Is Part of Series: Everglades online collection.