overprinted soil


overprinted soil
   A soil in which new soil morphology has developed and is superimposed upon that of a pre-existing soil due to a shift in pedogenic conditions such as a change in climate or hydrology; the composite morphology retains some relict features that would not form under present day conditions. Sometimes called welded soil (not preferred).
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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