One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A stratum or soil horizon which was formed as a soil in a past geological age.
- ‘Above these sedimentary rocks is a sequence of interbedded alluvial floodplain deposits and palaeosols.’
- ‘Uniformitarians believe that paleosols (ancient soil horizons) are common throughout the stratigraphic record.’
- ‘These are not features of modern soil formation because these palaeosols were on steep slopes and excavated to improve exposure.’
- ‘Mottling is present within the upper and lower horizons of the palaeosols.’
- ‘It may be argued that this approach is compromised by climatic differences noted here between palaeosols and surface soils.’
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