azonal soil

noun

Definition of azonal soil

  1. 1 :  a major soil group often classified as a category of the highest rank and embracing soils that lack well-developed horizons because of immaturity or other factors that have prevented their development — compare intrazonal soil, zonal soil

  2. 2 :  any soil belonging to the azonal soil group (such as the rocky soils on steep slopes)

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1901

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1901


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