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MAP #: 448U5

CARTOGRAPHER : U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

DATE: 1948

SHORT TITLE : MARYLAND PHYSICAL LAND CONDITIONS KENT COUNTY

REMAINING TITLE & ID : SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT (CENTER, TOP MARGIN AND, STARTING WITH "KENT" RIGHT TOP MARGIN). "KENT COUNTY SHEET NO. 34" (RIGHT TOP MARGIN, UNDER TITLE). "U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE H.H. BENNETT, CHIEF (LEFT, TOP MARGIN). COLOR CODED KEY TABLE SHOWING CLASSES OF LAND ACCORDING TO USE CAPABILITY (CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). "SCALE 1:15,840" (UNDER LAND USE TABLE). SCALE OF 1 MILE (UNDER PRIOR ENTRY). "SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 1709 JULY 1948" (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN). ON THE VERSO IS A LEGEND WITH EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS FOR SOIL TYPE, EROSION, SLOPE AND LAND USE AND BELOW IS A TABLE OF GEOGRAPHIC SYMBOLS USED. ADJOINING SHEET NUMBERS ARE SHOWN. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1948
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : WASHINGTON
PUBLISHER : U.S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 40.8 X 31.2 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 51 X 36 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 15,840
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 1 MILE = 10.1 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-513
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : USDA43GIFT
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA. (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : GEOLOGICAL MAP (9)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1 OF MANY
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : SIMPLE FUNCTIONAL (5)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : AN EXHIBITION CATALOG OF TALBOT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY LISTS THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS SHEET IS ONE OF MANY COMPILED BY THE SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE TO SHOW PHYSICAL LAND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING LAND USE CAPABILITY. IT COVERS THE AREA AROUND ROCK HALL, MARYLAND, INCLUDING HUNTINGFIELD FARM. ACCORDING TO THE NOTES IN THE LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN, THE BASE MAP WAS COMPILED FROM AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, WITH PLANIMETRY REVISED FROM THE CORP. OF ENGINEERS QUADRANGLES OF 1942-44.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY OF THE MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : NOT YET RESEARCHED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD COLORED COPY OF THIS SHEET WITH AN ACQ. # OF USDA43GIFT AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-513.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TALBOT COUNTY, A DEGREE OF LATITUDE MAPS OF THE CHESAPEAKE, CATALOG OF AN EXHIBIT FROM MAY 19-AUGUST 15, 1988, EASTON, MD: HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TALBOT COUNTY, 1988, 16, MAP # 58. March 27, 1992


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