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Andisol - SoilScape

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Andisol - SoilScape
This image is a picture of a soil profile and representative landscape for the Andisol order.

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  • Classroom Lectures
  • Distance Education Classes
  • Extension Presentations
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General Course Areas
  • Introduction to Soil Science
  • Soil Taxonomy and Genesis

Category: Andisols

This composite photo is a soil profile, with a superimposed depth ruler, and a representative landscape photo. The profile shows repeated layers of ash deposits and the landscape depicts the ash fields after that followed the eruption of Mount Saint Helens.

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Credit this item to: Photo by John A. Kelley, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Media Date: 2008-03-26
Provided By: Dr. David A. Crouse


  • * David A. Crouse
    NC State University - Soil Science

Submitted By: Dr. David A. Crouse


  • Soil Orders
  • Taxonomy
  • Andisol


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