Date of Award:
Master of Science (MS)
Plants, Soils, and Climate
Department name when degree awarded
Raymond W. Miller
In many parts of the world soils have been found that have apparently been formed under climatic conditions that no longer exist. In many places in northern Utah in areas associated with ancient Lake Bonneville, deep soils, fine-textured and non-calcareous, have been observed immediately above the highest shore line of the ancient lake. These soils have essentially no free carbonates to depths ranging from 4 to 15 feet, even though they exist on relatively steep slopes. In Davis and Utah Counties, soils having these characteristics have been given the tentative series name, Manila.
Altaie, Flayeh H., "Characteristics of Manila and Related Soil Series" (1958). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 4858.
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