SoilWeb: An Online Soil Survey Browser

Our online soil survey can be used to access USDA-NCSS detailed soil survey data (SSURGO) for most of the United States. Please choose an interface to SoilWeb:


Explore mapped soil survey areas using an interactive Google map and view detailed information about map units and their components. This app runs in your web browser and is compatible with desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones.

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SoilWeb Earth

Soil survey data are delivered dynamically in a KML file, allowing you to view mapped areas in a 3-D display. You must have Google Earth or some other means of viewing KML files installed on your desktop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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iPhone and Android apps

These are native smartphone apps that use your device's GPS to give soil information for your current location.

Text Interface

Choose from a list of available survey areas and map units to view the soil information of interest to you.