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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soils -- Panama -- Canal Zone.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby H.H. Bennett.
SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 94, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 94.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23001574M

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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Soil reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and contiguous territory Item Preview remove-circle Soil reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and contiguous territory by Bennett, Hugh H. (Hugh Hammond), Pages: Soil reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and contiguous territory Series Title: Technical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture ; Creator: Bennett, Hugh H (Hugh Hammond), United States Department of Agriculture Place of Publication: Washington, D.C. Publisher: U.S. G.P.O. Publication Date: Language: English. Soil reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and contiguous territory / by H.H. : Hugh H. (Hugh Hammond) Bennett. Soil Reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and Contiguous Territory. Technical Bulletin no. Author(s) Bennett, H.H. Publisher: Washington.: United States Department of Agriculture: Publication year: Notes: Library holding:PA show all notes.

SOIL RECONNAISSANCE OF THE PANAMA CANAL ZONE AND CONTIGUOUS TERRITORY^ By H. H. BENNETT Soil Scientist, Soil InvestiçationSj Bureau of Chemistry and Soils CONTENTS Page Area surveyed 1 Climate 2 Savanna Surface features Ancon5 Agriculture Cativa!7 Soils Limestone13 Frijoles clay 20 Gatun clay 23 Arraiján clay Bennett, Hugh H. (Hugh Hammond), Soil reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and contiguous territory / (Washington: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Bennett, Hugh H. (Hugh Hammond), Soil reconnoissance in Alaska: with an estimate of the agricultural possibilities / (Washington [D.C.]: G.P.O. Bennett, H.H. Soil reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and contiguous territory. USDA Technical Bulle 1 88 in ‘Soil survey. Territory of Hawaii. (Ed. M.G. Cline). Soil Conservation Service, US Department of Agriculture & Hawaii Agricultural Experimental Station. Coates, A.G. & Obando, J.A. Field book for. Bennett, H.H. “Soil Reconnaissance of the Panama Canal Zone and Contiguous Territory”. Tech. Bull Washington, DC: Bureau of Chemistry of Soils; U.S.

  The Panama Canal Treaty also authorized the immediate abolishment of the Canal Zone, a mile-wide, mile-long U.S.-controlled area that bisected the Republic of Panama. Geomorphology, Soil Genesis, and Classification (Panama) Project/Activity: Characterization and classification of selected Panama soils. Objective: Characterize and classify (according to Soil Taxonomy) soils in the Panama Canal Zone. Personnel and Cooperators: Benham, West; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Status/Products: Reports in.   Fall , Vol. 39, No. 3 | Genealogy Notes En Español By Robert Ellis Enlarge A map of the Panama Canal, ca. — The canal was 10 miles wide and about 50 miles long. (RC) In 10 years, between and , the United States mounted and completed one of the most massive construction projects in history—the building of the Panama Canal. Excessive soil erosion and sedimentation caused by deforesting the zone could lead to serious silting problems, which could eventually close the canal. This would have profound economic effects on both Panama and the countries of the world that use the canal (source: NASA).