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Soil Geography

Access maps and databases on soils throughout the United States based on soil surveys conducted since 1899.

Map of soil colors at 5 cm depth of the lower 48 United States.

Download Soil Color maps by State

Maps that show soil color at various depths for individual States and the Continental United States.

Soil Geographic Databases

Land Resource Hierarchy



Soil Geographic Tools


Research and Development in Soil Geography


Other Natural Resource Data Sources


Internal Soil Geographic Data Management

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