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Soil types and properties in Augusta, Georgia

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Discuss the type of soils and soil properties prevalent to the Augusta, Georgia area.

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Augusta, Georgia is located on the fall line, which is the boundary between the Piedmont formation and the Coastal Plains formations. The differences in geology to the north and south of the fall line give rise to different soil types and hydrology. Sandy soils tend to dominate the southern side of the fall line and clays dominate the north. Augusta, Georgia consists of the Piedmont and ...

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This solution describes the soil types and properties within the area around Augusta, Georgia. The solution includes two reference sources for further investigation of the topic.