The most common soil at 40,350 acres in Rich County is the Pancheri cool silt loam. This is followed by the Solak gravelly loam at 32,150 acres, the Duckree loams at 29,460 acres, and the Kearl loam at 28,100 acres (Soil Conservation Service, 1982). Generally speaking, the soils immediately surrounding Bear Lake are strongly alkaline, gravelly to cobbly sandy loams, rapid to moderately rapid permeability, with low to extremely low sediment loads....
Palacios, Patsy; Luecke, Chris; and Robinson, Justin
"Soils of Bear Lake, Utah,"
Natural Resources and Environmental Issues:
Vol. 14, Article 9.
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