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Vocabulary Term Details

Andosols

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andosols)

Andosols (from Japanese an meaning dark and do soil - a synonym of kuroboku soil are soils found in volcanic areas formed in volcanic tephra. In some cases can andosols also be found outside active volcanic areas. Andosols cover an estimate of 1-2% of earth's ice-free land surface. (Wikipedia)

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This term is used for the following terms: 
Andic soils

Approved Date
18-Jan-2013

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