Soil Layers

  • How many layers are in the soil ? = 4
  • Soil is made up of layers called horizons.
  • Each layer has its own characteristics : Humus TopsoilSubsoilParent MaterialBedrock.
  • Types of soil are chalky – clay – loamy – peaty – sandy – silty.

Layers of Soil         Soil-Profile-2010

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