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The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley

Milton Whitney

The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley

from a preliminary investigation of the soils near Billings, Montana

by Milton Whitney

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

    Subjects:
  • Alkali lands,
  • Soils

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Milton Whitney and Thos. H. Means
    SeriesUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Division of Soils. Bulletin -- no. 14, Bulletin (United States. Division of Soils) -- no. 14.
    ContributionsMeans, Thomas H. (Thomas Herbert), 1875-1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25464328M
    OCLC/WorldCa6203973

    So um to kinda wind up here um I know there's a lot to throw at everybody um the bison in Yellowstone National Park in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem extends back um probably years and supports the notion of bison have been an integral part of the ecology and economy of the region for the life of the Hall of Fame uh as soon as glaciers. Rejuvenation of previously intruded silicic magma is an important process leading to effusive rhyolite, which is the most common product of volcanism at calderas with protracted histories of eruption and unrest such as Yellowstone caldera (Wyoming), Long Valley caldera (California), and Valles caldera (New Mexico) in the United States.

      Yellowstone National Park has always managed its backcountry to protect natural and cultural resources and to provide visitors with the opportunity to enjoy a pristine environment within a setting of solitude. Yet none of the park is designated as federal wilderness under the Wilderness Act of . Yellowstone National Park - Yellowstone National Park - Physical features: Yellowstone’s relief is the result of tectonic activity (volcanism and earthquakes) combined with the erosional actions of ice and water. Most of the park consists of broad volcanic plateaus with an average elevation of about 7, feet (2, metres). Three mountain ranges, each aligned roughly north to south.

    Hayden's survey findings confirmed what Jay Cooke had suspected: Yellowstone was as unsuited for traditional economic exploitation as the Yosemite Valley had been. Hayden, one of the most respected and knowledgeable geologists of his time, gave his assurances that the land in the Yellowstone area was worthless for anything but recreation and. Canyon Creek, on which the Nez Perces had camped the night of Septem was dry in September except for infrequent alkali pools and represented more of a deep-walled slash through the grassy terrain. From the highlands bench overlooking Yellowstone Valley, the bed snaked its way south and east twelve miles down to the canyon mouth.


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The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley by Milton Whitney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley: from a preliminary investigation of the soils near Billings, Montana. [Milton Whitney; Thomas H Means; United States. Division of Soils.; United States. Department of Agriculture.]. Get this from a library.

The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley: from a preliminary investigation of the soils near Billings, Montana. [Milton Whitney; Thomas H Means]. The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley: from a preliminary investigation of the soils near Billings, Montana / By Milton Whitney and Thomas H.

Means. The conditions in the Yellowstone Valley --The rainfall and seepage --How the salt determinations are made --The kinds of soil in the valley --Salt content of the soil --Effect of underdrainage in removing salts --Summary of the investigations and conclusions.l.

Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. Alkali, or Alkaline, soils are clay soils with high pH (> ), a poor soil structure and a low infiltration capacity.

Often they have a hard calcareous layer at to 1 metre depth. Alkali soils owe their unfavorable physico-chemical properties mainly to the dominating presence of sodium carbonate, which causes the soil to swell and difficult to clarify/settle.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Soil survey of the Middle Yellowstone Valley area, Montana. Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., (OCoLC) Alkali soils, also known as sodic or solonetz soils are those that contain measurable amounts of soluble salts capable of alkaline hydrolysis which in the.

Soil Salinity and Water Quality book. Soil Salinity and Water Quality. DOI link for Soil Salinity and Water Quality. Soil Salinity and Water Quality book.

The alkali soils of the Yellowstone Valley: from a preliminary investigation of the soils near Billings, Montana by Whitney, Milton, ; Means, Thomas H. (Thomas Herbert), The Web Soil Survey allows you to create custom reports by selecting a specific area of interest.

In the table below, clicking on a survey area that is listed as "current" takes you to the Web Soil Survey. Historical and supplemental documents are available below. Printed soil survey reports were the main source of soils information from Many farmers may even reclaim their alkali soils by simply ponding water and growing certain tolerant grasses and/or rice continuously.

Deeper mixing also results in higher amounts of gypsum being inactivated by soluble carbonates present in alkali soils, thereby further reducing the effectiveness of the applied gypsum and yield of crops. Some people prefer to use raised beds where they can control the soil pH easily.

When you use raised beds, it is still a good idea to get a home soil test kit so that you know where you stand as far as pH and other nutrients are concerned. Plants for Sweet Soil. If fixing alkaline soil isn’t an option, then adding suitable plants for sweet soil may be the answer.

With roots deep in Montana soil, it’s no surprise that Austin Adventures is the leading provider of best-in-class travel from Old Faithful to Paradise Valley and beyond.

From gurgling geysers to lofty mountaintops, discover the perfect backdrop of your next family photo on this intimate journey through Big Sky Country. Alkaline Soil Remedies. Gardeners interested in assuring that their plants have adequate nutrients and growing conditions often find that they need to test their soil pH to determine whether it's.

Get this from a library. The climate, soil and resources of the Yellowstone Valley: with an accurate map of the Yellowstone country, and description of the principal towns and settlements on the line of the Northern Pacific Railroad between the Missouri River and the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains.

[Northern Pacific Railroad Company.]. Soil that is alkaline usually contains large amounts of calcium, sodium, and magnesium, and it is less soluble than acidic soil. Soil that is only slightly alkaline may be beneficial to lilacs.

Plant growth is often reduced in alkaline soil because water and essential nutrients aren’t able to easily penetrate the soil. The coverage of the soils of Yellowstone National Park of provides baseline soil data at an Order IV level. The information can be used for site-specific work only after field verification.

Aerial photography taken between andsurficial geology maps completed in 's, existing digital maps (Habitat Types, Landforms and Parent. We present the geologic history of the High Rock caldera complex (HRCC; Nevada, USA), a major mid-Miocene silicic center associated with flood basalt volcanism.

Based on 70 40 Ar/. The valley of the Yellowstone is, upon an average, about two miles in width, and the hills bounding the valley average feet in height. Where the river cuts the face of these hills, they are perpendicular walls ; where tbe hills rise from the valleys, they are usually well- rounded, smooth hills.

The channel of the Yellowstone, where it enters this valley, cuts to the depth of feet, through a bed of gypsum, overlaid by a stratum of trap, the columns of which show great perfection of crystallization.

The valley itself abounds in springs, small lakes, and marshes. Soils of Wyoming: A Digital Statewide Map at ,Scale. Agricultural Experiment Station Report B University of Wyoming, College of Agri-culture, Laramie, Wyoming.

The Soils Map of Wyoming is intended to depict process-based soil categories found in Wyoming. Representative soils in the map. Yellowstone Genealogy Forum. Billings – Canyon Creek & Coulson. Tuesday, Octo Foreword. To understand how Billings came into existence, it is first necessary to examine the property titles in the area, and to understand the development of the region by the early settlers, the travel routes, irrigation ditches, profit potentials for various individuals and the influence exerted.Before studying this portion of the Yellowstone Valley, it may be well to retrace our steps to the mouth of Gardiner's River, to explore the Third Cañon of the Yellowstone, so far as possible, and the rest of its interesting valley up to this point.

As already noticed, the country about the mouth of Gardiner's River is desolate and gloomy.Yellowstone National Park, the oldest, one of the largest, and probably the best-known national park in the United is situated principally in northwestern Wyoming and partly in southern Montana and eastern Idaho and includes the greatest concentration of hydrothermal features in the world.

The park was established by the U.S. Congress on March 1,as the country’s first.