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Aridisol - SoilScape




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

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

Category: Aridisols


Description
This composite photo is a soil profile, with a superimposed depth ruler, and a representative landscape photo. The soil shown is classified as a Sandy Gypsic Aquisalid. Photo location is a desert in Abu Dhabi.

Peer Review: No

Credit this item to: Photo by John A. Kelley, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Media Date: 2008-11-12
Provided By: Dr. David A. Crouse


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

Submitted By: Dr. David A. Crouse


Keywords

  • Soil Orders
  • Taxonomy
  • Aridisol

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