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as in areas of Muck and Peat


E. C. Eckmann, et al., Soil Survey of the Anaheim Area, California.
[Advance Sheets—Field Operations of the Bureau of Soils, 1916.]
USDA, Bureau of Soils, 1919
University of California copy, digitized October 8, 2008

“The drainage of the lowlands is accomplished mainly by means of open ditches supplemented by minor laterals, while local tracts are tile drained, as in areas of Muck and Peat and the Chino soils” (Plate III, fig. 2 *).
p 75

still looking for lakes, water.

“To draw back before the object we are pursuing. Only what is indirect is effective...”

Simone Weil, The Notebooks of (Arthur Wills, trans., 1956, 2004) : 169

1 September 2014

ditches; indirection; muck and peat; water
E. C. Eckmann; Simone Weil