Types of soil (soil profiles)

Types of soil (soil profiles)

This animation demonstrates different types of soil.

Geography

Keywords

soil types, soil section, soil, rocky soils, hygroscopic soils, zonal soils, meadow soil, marshy soil, Saline soil profile, Sandy soil, skeletal soil, alluvial soil, Field soil, forest soil, Rust-brown soil, acidic soil, rendzina, fertility, soil particle, humus, soil formation, rock, pedosphere, Earth's crust, nutrient, soil-dwelling, fragmentation, vegetation, weathering, ecosystem, nature, geography

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Questions

  • Which of the following is a chemical property of soil?
  • What material accumulates in the subsoil?
  • Which of the following consists of rock detritus, minerals, organic matter, water, and air?
  • Which horizon is dark in colour because of its humus content?
  • Which of the following can be used to describe the structure of the soil?
  • Which of the following is an organic material in the soil?
  • Is it true that the structure of a good soil is solid?
  • Is it true that a good soil contains lime?
  • Is it true that soil is the uppermost layer of the Earth's crust?
  • Which of the following is NOT a constituent of soil?
  • Which of the following letters do not indicate a soil horizon?
  • Which of the following is NOT converted into humus?
  • Which of the following does NOT influence soil formation?

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