What Type of Soil Is in the Desert?


The type of soil that is common in most deserts is normally dry sandy soil. The soil be in rocky form as well due to the low chemical weathering.
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Soils in the desert are course-textured, shallow, rocky or gravely w/good
The SWCDSTL notes that Kickapoo and Dockery soils are found in the northeast and north sections of Missouri, respectively. These soils are wet and heavy, cannot tolerate much watering
Desert Soils. Soils play a major role in a desert ecosystem. A soil is the result of weathering of geologic material. Once exposed, the forces of nature, break this material into
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Types of Desert Soil
Desert soils cover 6.1 million square miles (15.73 million square kilometers) or 12 percent of Earth’s surface. Desert soil types range from pure sand in dunes to heavy clays on playas (desert basins where run-off evaporates) to deep fertile soils... More »
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