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Massachusetts Soils


Soil Survey Publications:

Current soil survey data is available through Web Soil Survey.  You can still access the original publications of the Massachusetts Soil Surveys by county here

Soil-Landscape Block Diagrams:

Soil types are related across a landscape.  The qualities of a soil depend on the type of geologic parent material as well as the landscape position.  Soil block diagrams are useful in visualizing where different soil types likely occur on the landscape.  These diagrams are taken from the soil survey publications for Massachusetts and represent soil landscape relationships across broad areas.

Scientific Publications: