azonal soil

/ (eɪˈzəʊnəl) /

noun

soil that has a profile determined predominantly by factors other than local climate and vegetation. Azonal soils include some mountain, alluvial, marine, glacial, windblown, and volcanic soilsCompare intrazonal soil, zonal soil

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