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Soil Survey of the State of Connecticut

Connecticut's is a modern soil survey, unifying the separate eight county soil legends to a single statewide legend, incorporating current soil taxonomy and standards, addressing land use changes and urbanization, and compiled onto a planimetric orthophoto base. The soils were mapped at a scale of 1:12000, with a minimum size delineation of approximately 3 acres.

The most current soil soil survey information is located on the Web Soil Survey -- a  simple yet powerful way to access and use soil data. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information.

Copies of the published county soil survey reports dated prior to July 2005 are no longer official soil survey information and should only be used as an historical reference.

Read the Historical Manuscript of the Soil Survey of the State of Connecticut Issued in 2008

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Soil Survey in Connecticut