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Inceptisol: Typic Dystrochrept

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Inceptisol: Typic Dystrochrept
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection

Appropriate Grade Level(s)
  • 9-12
  • College-level
Materials are best used for
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Distance Education Classes
  • Extension Presentations
General Course Areas
  • Soil Taxonomy and Genesis

Category: Inceptisols

Slide 5-8. Typic Dystrochrept. Sol Brun Acide. Location: West Virginia. Parent Material: Colluvium from acid sandstone. Horizons and Depths: A 0-5 cm (0-2"); AB 5-18 cm (2-7"); Bw1 18-33 cm (7-13"); Bw2 33-55 cm (13-22"); BC 55-76 cm (22-30"); C 76-100 cm+ (30-40"+). Ref. Baur, A.J. and Lyford, W.H. 1957. Sols Bruns Acides of the northeastern United States. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 21:533-536. The scale is in inches (2.5 cm).

Soil Science Society of America. 1993. The Marbut Memorial Slides. SSSA, Madison, WI.

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Credit this item to: SSSA
Media Date: 1993-07-01
Provided By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • * Soil Science Society of America

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • Marbut
  • Soil Order
  • Soil Horizon - General
  • Soil Profile - General
  • Ochrept
  • Sol Brun Acide


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