Soil map of Mongolia
Soil map of Mongolia, 1981, D.Dorjgotov
Thematic image information (abstract):
This map shows the soil distinctions, in other words it shows the distribution of soil types and/or soil properties.
Methods used in making this map:
This map is compiled based on the Mongolian and Russian scientist's analysis, by using main indicators and identifications on aerial photographs and satellite images, also by field research in specific areas of Mongolia.
Commentary about this map:
Environmental information center has converted the (1:1000000 scale) Mongolian soil map's original draft into digital. http://www.icc.mn/
Map legend shows all the soil types and categorized into 2 main categories (Zonal soil and inter-zonal soil) based on geographical origin.