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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Road in black cotton soil

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Shows type of road in black cotton soil - old native in back. [Shantz travel journal, May 2, 1920] The flats, or undrained places, are a practically pure growth of Themeda on a black, colloidal soil - called "cotton soil" but none of it is cultivated. When wet a car drops right into it - when dry it cracks up and opens wide cracks. [Shantz travel journal, May 1, 1920]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19200502_38316_m
Created: 
1920-05-02
City: 
Thika
City Then: 
Thika
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Kenya
Country Then: 
Kenya
Place: 
Blue Post
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No