There are many types of soil. Examples – Alluvial soil, Lacustrine soil, Marine soil, Aeolian soil, Glacial soil, Colluvial soil, Loess soil, Marl soil & others.
It is the soil that is deposited from suspension in running water, weathering is physically, found along the banks of rivers. It is transported by soil and transported by water.
It is the soil which is deposited from suspension in fresh, still water of the lake. It is transported sοil.
It is the soil which is deposited from seawater.
It is the soil that is transported by blowing wind. it is also called Sand Dunes soil.
It is the soil that is transported by ice.
It is formed due to transported soil. It is also called Talus soil.
It is uniformly graded wind blows silt, slightly cemented by calcium compound or Montmorillonite: It is also termed as Collapseable soil.
It is fine-grained calcium carbonate soil of marine origin that is formed due to the decomposition of plants and bones of animals.
It is fine-grained slightly cemented volcanic ash transported by wind or water.
It is chemically weathered volcanic ash. It consists of a high degree of montmorillonite. It is highly plastic, highly shrinkage & swelling, and has low shear strength. It is used as a lubricant.
Black cotton soil
It is residual soil formed from basalt & has an excess of montmorillonite. It is dark in color & is suitable for growing cotton.
It is the type of soil formed due to leaching (washing out of silicious compounds & deposition of Fe2o3 & Al2o3). It is found in hilly areas.
It is a mixture of fine particles in inorganic soil & black decomposed organic matter. It is found in marshy/swampy/after the overflow of the river.
It is highly organic soil that almost entirely consists of black decomposed vegetative matter in different stages. It is highly fibrous and compressible.
Muck soil +Peat soil = Cumulose soil.
It is a mixture of clay, sand, and silt.
It is back, sticky highly plastic soil.
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|Phase Diagram of Soil
|Formation of Soil