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soil definitions

What is the upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles Soil
what is the organic component of soil, formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material by soil microorganisms. Humus
what is the top layer of soil Horizon A or TopSoil
What is the soil lying immediately under the surface soil Horizon B or TopSoil
What is the soil parent material from which the A and B horizons were developed along the time through the weathering action. Horizon C
What is a solid rock underlying loose deposits such as soil or alluvium. BedRock
What is a vertical section of soil from the ground surface to the parent rock Soil Profile
What is a drain away from soil, ash, or similar material by the action of percolating liquid, esp. rainwater. Leaching
what is a fault? breaks in earths crust.
what is a rift valley? a deep valley ppppp \
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