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1925 report covering mainly the Salinas area in northern Monterey County extending from a point a few miles south of Soledad to the Monterey Bay. It addresses the climate, agriculture and soils of the region.
The 1925 reports describes the area surveyed, the climate, agriculture, soils, irrigation and drainage of the Salinas Valley. The report was prepared by E. J. Carpenter, United States Department of Agriculture and Stanley W. Cosby, University of California. The report covers the greater part of the area previously addressed in the Lapham and Heileman 1901 soil survey report.
United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils
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"1925, Soil Survey of the Salinas Area, California, E. J. Carpenter and Stanley W. Cosby" (2016). State and Federal Documents Relating to Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties. 5.