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Radon in Soils of Parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties, Texas
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2005_1423

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Abstract: This study looks at part of the southern Rio Grande Valley where all of the
counties are ranked by USEPA as zone 3. The study area (see index map) includes
parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counites all of which are shown as zone
3 in Figure 1. High-resolution airborne gamma-ray data from Duval (2005) as
well as regional data in Duval and Riggle (1999) indicate that specific
geologic units ... View entire text
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Description: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Map of Radon Zones related

Description: Report on the Radon in Soils of Parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy
Counties, Texas.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.15   S: 25.19   E: -92.85   W: -107.31

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joseph S. Duval
Dataset Title: Radon in Soils of Parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties, Texas
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report 2005 1423
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-04-01
Stop Date: 2004-04-30
Data Set Progress
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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