Multimedia Gallery - Aridisol: Typic Haplargid
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Aridisol: Typic Haplargid
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection
STEM Standard addressed: LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
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- Soil Taxonomy and Genesis
Slide 2-1. Typic Haplargid. Red Desert Soil. Location: Central Arizona. Parental Material: Coalescing alluvial fans (bajada) from pyroclastic rocks. Horizons and Depths: Desert Pavement 5-0cm (2-0"); E 0-3 cm (0-1"); EB 3-8 cm (1-3"); Btz 8-23 cm (3-9"); Btkz 23-38 cm (9-15"); Btk 38-76 cm (15-30"); Bk 76 cm+ (30"+). The pebbles of the desert pavement have desert varnish (MnO2 coatings) on the top. The E horizon is highly vesicular. Scale is 46 cm (18").
Soil Science Society of America. 1993. The Marbut Memorial Slides. SSSA, Madison, WI.
Peer Review: Yes
Credit this item to: SSSA
Media Date: 1993-07-01
Provided By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America
* Soil Science Society of America
- Soil Order
- Soil Horizon - General
- Soil Profile - General
- Red Desert Soil
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