azonal soil

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

Nearby words

  1. azoic,
  2. azoic dye,
  3. azoimide,
  4. azole,
  5. azonal,
  6. azonic,
  7. azoospermia,
  8. azophenylene,
  9. azoprotein,
  10. azores

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