THE OFFICIAL WEB PORTAL
Province of Rizal
portion of Baras, equivalent to 6,114.70 has. or 72% of its land area, is made
up of Antipolo Clay. Antipolo Soil accounts
for 20.4 % of the land mass or 1,7320.5 has. The remaining 7.6% or 645.44 is
composed of Bantay loam and Antipolo clay loam.
Antipolo Soil is reddish brown developed from igneous and other volcanic rocks,
while Antipolo Clay is very friable and finely granular. The Antipolo soils
undifferentiated are rough and mountainous.
surface soil of Bantay Loam is brown to dark brown loam; friable; granular; and
15 to 20 centimeters deep. The boundary with the lower layer is
upper subsoil is yellowish brown clay loam; friable; and coarse granular in
structure. Beneath is a layer of highly weathered shale, which breaks into
cube-like fragments under slight pressure. Lime precipitates are present.
SOIL MAP - BARAS, RIZAL
BARAS SOIL TYPES