zonal soil

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A soil where differences in local rock formation and lithology are largely masked by the overriding effects of climate. The major zonal soils are tundra soils, podzols, Mediterranean soils, chernozems, chestnut soils, and ferallitic soils.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.

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