Link 1: An introduction to the first ever Soil Atlas of Africa

Link 2: Soil Atlas of Africa [Part 1] [Pages 1-78, Size: 254 MB]

Link 3: Soil Atlas of Africa [Part 2] [Pages 79-128, Size: 95 MB]

Link 4: Soil Atlas of Africa [Part 3] [Pages 129 - 176, Size: 175 MB]

Presentation: PDF.

...The first ever SOIL ATLAS OF AFRICA uses striking maps, informative texts and stunning photographs to answer and explain these and other questions. Leading soil scientists from Europe and Africa have collaborated to produce this unique document. Using state-of-the-art computer mapping techniques, the Soil Atlas of Africa shows the changing nature of soil across the continent. It explains the origin and functions of soil, describes the different soil types that can be found in Africa and their relevance to both local and global issues. The atlas also discusses the principal threats to soil and the steps being taken to protect soil resources. The Soil Atlas of Africa is more than just a normal atlas. It presents a new and comprehensive interpretation of an often neglected natural resource. The Soil Atlas of Africa is an essential reference to a non-renewable resource that is fundamental for life on this planet...


Other soil maps:

Link 5: National Soil Maps (European Digital Archive of Soil Maps)