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Relating to or denoting processes occurring in soil or leading to the formation of soil.
- ‘Basal erosion surfaces are locally overlain by a grey pebble-sized lag of mud chip and pedogenic carbonate clasts.’
- ‘The red mudstone horizons preserve extensive pedogenic textures and desiccation cracks indicative of mature palaeosol development.’
- ‘Other processes that are, however, important on local scales include aeolian, lacustrine, and pedogenic processes.’
- ‘All of the pedogenic features have hydromorphic characteristics, produced by extended periods of water saturation.’
- ‘Palaeosol horizons are interbedded with these units, representing the pedogenic alteration of exposed floodplain sediments.’
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