intrazonal soil


: a major soil group classified as a category of the highest rank and including soils with more or less well-developed soil characteristics determined by relatively local factors (as the nature of the parent material) that prevail over the normal soil-forming factors of climate and living organisms compare azonal soil, zonal soil
: a soil belonging to the intrazonal-soil group

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“Intrazonal soil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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