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Oxisol: Eutrudox




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Oxisol: Eutrudox
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection

STEM Standard addressed: LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems


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: Oxisols


Description
Slide 7-5. Eutrudox. Humic Latosol. Location: Island of Kauai, Hawaii. Parent Material: Residium or alluvium from basic igneous rocks. Horizons and Depths: Ap 0-46 cm (0-18"); Bo1 46-122 cm (18-48"); Bo2 122-255 cm+ (48-100"+). Note exfoliation of stone near the four-foot mark, and the remnants of an exfoliated crust just below it. The scale is in feet (30 cm).

References
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


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  • * Soil Science Society of America
    SSSA

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


Keywords

  • Marbut
  • Soil Order
  • Soil Horizon - General
  • Soil Profile - General
  • Orthox
  • Humic Latosol

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