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Hardpan soils of the Coastal Plain of southern Maryland

C. C. Nikiforoff

Hardpan soils of the Coastal Plain of southern Maryland

by C. C. Nikiforoff

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland, Southern.,
  • Maryland,
  • Atlantic Coast.
    • Subjects:
    • Soil formation -- Maryland, Southern.,
    • Soil formation -- Maryland -- Atlantic Coast.,
    • Soils -- Maryland, Southern.,
    • Soils -- Maryland -- Atlantic Coast.,
    • Geology -- Maryland, Southern.,
    • Geology -- Maryland -- Atlantic Coast.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 62.

      Statementby C. C. Nikiforoff.
      SeriesGeology and soils of the Brandywine area, Maryland, Geological Survey professional paper 267-B, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 267-B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .P9 no. 267-B
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 45-63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5275747M
      LC Control Number71605622

      Maryland’s Land and Waterscapes Plain generally grades downward to sea level at the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, although occasional cliff formations are found along the Chesapeake Bay shoreline. The highest point in the Upper Coastal Plain Province is approximately feet in northern Prince George’s County (MGS a).File Size: 2MB. The soils of* southern Maryland lie in the Coastal Plain region of* the Gray-Brown Podzolic soils. They are derived from materials that were deposited in the sea in relatively recent geological time. After this region was uplifted, the land surface was dissected, hut areas of important size, still undissected, lie along the watershed.

      Many areas of Santa Maria/Orcutt are built on sandy terrace soils. Over eons of time the minerals in the soil and water have combined to cement the soil particles together into a poor grade of sandstone. These layers of sandstone, also called hardpan at times, may be near the surface or several feet deep in the soil. The layers may also be a few inches to several feet thick. Dark coastal plain rivers run gently and clearly from the base of the Sandhills to the coast. The coastal plain is the only region in the state that contains Carolina bays, unique elliptical depressions that dot the region. The coastal plain also contains a unique area of karst topography along the western edge of Lake Marion in Orangeburg County.

      The Southeastern Coastal Plain is located between the Piedmont to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the east and covers a large portion of the southeastern United States. The South Atlantic coastal region encompasses the bays, sounds, and forested agricultural lowlands of North Carolina, which is the second largest estuarine system on the. Abstract. Mostsoils in the lower Coastal Plain are potentially “wet.” However, the wettest soils are usually those that are either next to major streams and estuaries Cited by: 2.


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Hardpan soils of the Coastal Plain of southern Maryland by C. C. Nikiforoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nikiforoff, C. (Constantin Constantinovich), Hardpan soils of the Coastal Plain of southern Maryland. GEOLOGY AND SOILS OF THE BRANDYWINE AREA, MARYLAND HARDPAN SOILS OF THE COASTAL PLAIN OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND By C.

NIKIFOROFF* ABSTRACT Soil, a function of the environment, is a natural combination of parent material, landform, climate, and biotic factors. The concept of the parent material is vague, but this material isCited by: 5.

Hardpan soils of the Coastal Plain of southern Maryland, (Geology and soils of the Brandywine area, Maryland) [C.

C Nikiforoff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is a scientific organization created inand is part of the U.S. government.

Their scientists explore our environment and ecosystems. Hardpan soils of the Coastal Plain of southern Maryland (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: C C Nikiforoff; Geological Survey (U.S.).

Hardpan soils of the coastal plain of southern Maryland: Series title: Professional Paper: Series number: Chapter: B: DOI: /ppB: Edition-Year Published: Language: ENGLISH: Description: p. Google Analytic Metrics: Metrics page: Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF).

For best results. An Introduction to Soils and Landscapes of Maryland Martin C. Rabenhorst Lithology to Maryland Soils Inner Coastal Plain –Southern Maryland. Outer Coastal Plain. Outer Coastal Plain. Outer Coastal Plain Typic Quartzipsamment Aeric Alaquod Late Pleistocene Dunes.

Hardpans, hard layers, or compacted horizons, either surface or subsurface, are widespread problems that limit crop production. Hard layers can be caused by traffic or soil genetic properties that result in horizons with high density or cemented soil particles (Hamza and Anderson, ); these horizons have elevated penetration resistances that limit root growth and reduce water.

You must have Acrobat Reader installed to view full maps. Click icon to install program. The Coastal Plain covers the southern two-thirds of Alabama, which was formed from marine deposits when oceans periodically covered this part of Alabama. In some cases, it is divided into the Lower Coastal Plain and the Upper Coastal Plain to designate regions of different ages.

Most of the soils of this region formed from sandy marine deposits. Soils Maryland & District of Columbia Soils "Helping People Understand Soils" Soils is part of the National Cooperative Soil Survey, an effort of Federal and State agencies, universities, and professional societies to deliver science-based soil information.

Maryland and District of Columbia Soil Maps and Reports; Maryland State Soil - Sassafras District of Columbia Representative Soil - Sunnyside. So for the low Fe, light-textured Coastal Plain soils in the Codling et al.

() experiment, As was not increased after decades of poultry litter application. But in the Adeli et al. () study, and other research with heavy textured and/or high Fe soils, poultry litter applied As remains in the plow layer depth (as do As from orchard.

Coastal Plain depression swamps and ponds are relatively rare, small-patch communities that provide important habitat for the state-rare chicken turtle (Deirochelys reticularia) and three state-listed amphibians: Mabee's salamander (Ambystoma mabeei), tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum), and barking tree frog (Hyla gratiosa).

Hardpan soil is a soil that is underlaid by a rock-hard layer of material close enough to the surface to limit the depth plants can extend their roots and to prevent internal drainage of the soil. The soil above the hardpan varies in depth from a few inches to two or three feet. Importance of Ground Water in the Atlantic Coastal Plain of Maryland Ground water is the primary source of water supply in most areas of Maryland within the Atlantic Coastal Plain (fig.

1), and is pumped from sand and gravel layers underlying the Coastal Plain. These sand and gravel layers alternate with layers of silt and clay to form a wedge.

A coastal plain is flat, low-lying land adjacent to a sea coast. Some of the largest coastal plains are in Alaska and the southeastern United States. The Gulf Coastal Plain of North America extends northwards from the Gulf of Mexico along the Lower Mississippi River to the Ohio River, which is a distance of about miles (1, km).

The Coastal Plains of India lie on either side of the. Soils with sandy clay loam sub-soils (the most widely distributed soils on the coastal plain) were further divided by sub-soil depth into three categories: > 40 inches, inches, and. 20 inches.

In Donald Colquhoun classified geomorphology of the lower SC Cited by: 2. Due to declining yield of Oilpalm, soils of the coastal plains sand of Imo State supporting Oilpalms were evaluated. A bulked sample was taken from each of ten sites studied, at 0 – 20cm and 20 – 40cm depths and analysed in the.

The Piedmont and Coastal Plain physiographic provinces comprise 80 percent of the Atlantic Coastal states from New Jersey to Georgia. The provinces are climatically similar.

The soil moisture regime is udic. The soil temperature regime is typically thermic from Virginia through Georgia, although it is mesic at altitudes above m in Georgia and above m in Virginia. The term Southern Coastal Plain region is used to delineate the geographic area of the southeastern United States comprised of southern Georgia, southern Alabama, and northern Florida.

The Southern Coastal Plain experiences a mild, temperate climate and can support a number of tropical and semi-tropical forage plant species. As North Carolina hosts diverse ecosystems, it sports broad range of soils. Divided into three regions — Mountains, Piedmont and Coastal Plain — North Carolina has over different types of soil, though certain soil types are more common to the state, such as Cecil, sandhill and organic soil.

Precision tillage, soil hardpan, soil drying, soil cone index, sandy loam soil, USA. 1. INTRODUCTION. In the southeastern USA, the Coastal Plain soils typically have a highly compacted subsoil layer commonly called a hardpan that occurs at an approximate depth range of 15 to 35 cm (Campbell.These soils were studied as series C in the Classification of Soils in the Coastal Plain of South Carolina of September Decision made that this soil typically has saturation within 40 inches of the soil surface for a duration long enough to support the Oxyaquic subgroup.About South Carolina's Coastal Plain Plains are large, relatively flat areas of land, which cover half of the U.S.

There are 2 types of plains: 1) Coastal Plains, which are broad areas near coastlines called lowlands and characterized by low rolling hills, swamps and marshes (Ex. -Atlantic Coastal Plain & Gulf Coastal Plain) and 2) Interior Plains, which are large areas inland (Ex.