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MassGIS 2003 Massachusetts Soils (Arcs) (December 2000)

Description
This datalayer contains arcs representing soil survey area boundaries for a portion of the state of Massachusetts (see also Soils (Polygons)). The soils datalayer has been automated from 1:25,000 published soils surveys as provided on various media by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). All soils data released by MassGIS have been "SSURGO-certified ," which means they have been reviewed and approved by the NRCS and meet all standards and requirements for inclusion in the national release of county-level digital soils data. Soil survey areas are roughly based on county boundaries.
Publisher
Office of Geographic and Environmental Information (MassGIS)
Place(s)
Massachusetts
Year
2000
Held by
Harvard
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