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Bear River Project First Phase Idaho and Utah (Appendix C)

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The project lands of the Bear River project (first phase) have been classified with respect to their suitability for sustained crop production under irrigation development. This appendix to the feasibility report is a presentation of the investigations and results of these land classification studies.

The land classification surveys were conducted for the purpose of locating and delineating by proper land class and subclass the areas of arable land which could be served under the proposed project facilities. To accomplish this objective, all lands were given a thorough examination. including intensive field and laboratory tests. Following the final selection of the irrigable lands, the data were utilized by the various divisions and branches involved in developing the project plan.

The classification presented in this appendix is adequate for feasibility studies and the detailed surveys will later serve as a basis for the definite plan report and Secretarial certification.