One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The south-eastern slope bears heavy loessic soil, mixed with superficial pebbles and compact loam soil.’
- ‘It has a relatively large component of loess and contains ovoid inclusions of loessic silt which were deposited by solifluction.’
- ‘If climate is the primary consideration the shingle soils, the loessic down-soils, the limestone upland-soils, and the alluvial flats in the neighbourhood of Timaru would all fall into the same group.’
- ‘Selecting soils from stable upland positions that developed in loessic parent material allowed us to isolate modern climate as the main influence on soil properties.’
- ‘We have sampled loessic soils with a truck-mounted soil probe from more than 70 stable undisturbed upland positions from Nebraska to Illinois.’
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