Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Soil Lime

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2294

This is a type of soil with a very high calcium content. It develops on parent material such as limestone. Erosion and weathering form saturated salts. Soil lime has obvious lithological characteristics and is a type of intrazonal soil that is generally localized.

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