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suborizont argilos

English translation: clayey subhorizon

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Romanian term or phrase:suborizont argilos
English translation:clayey subhorizon
Entered by: Lavinia Pirlog
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06:05 Mar 28, 2003
Romanian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / geologie
Romanian term or phrase: suborizont argilos
clay underlayer???

Suborizont argilos: argila prafoasa, argila nisipoasa

Cu multumiri,
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Lavinia Pirlog
Romania
Local time: 07:22
clayey subhorizon
Explanation:
De ex.:
"At the contact with the calcareous sandy outwash a darker colored and more clayey subhorizon is common ("beta B"). Some pedons have a 2Btk horizon (Btk horizon in pedons without a loess mantle) just above the sand and gravel outwash."

sau

"Commonly, the subhorizon of maximum clay accumulation occurs above a Ck horizon. The eluvial horizon (Ahe, Ae) commonly has platy structure due perhaps to the periodic formation of ice lenses. Any condition that promotes dispersion of clay in the A horizons and deposition of this clay in a discrete subsurface horizon favors the development of ..."


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costinro
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Local time: 05:22
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clayey subhorizon


Explanation:
De ex.:
"At the contact with the calcareous sandy outwash a darker colored and more clayey subhorizon is common ("beta B"). Some pedons have a 2Btk horizon (Btk horizon in pedons without a loess mantle) just above the sand and gravel outwash."

sau

"Commonly, the subhorizon of maximum clay accumulation occurs above a Ck horizon. The eluvial horizon (Ahe, Ae) commonly has platy structure due perhaps to the periodic formation of ice lenses. Any condition that promotes dispersion of clay in the A horizons and deposition of this clay in a discrete subsurface horizon favors the development of ..."





    Reference: http://sis.agr.gc.ca/cansis/taxa/cssc3/chpt8.html
    Reference: http://www2.wcoil.com/~rfrobb/fox3.html
costinro
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:22
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
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