Kōrero: Soils

Deep loess (2 o 2)

Deep loess

Deep deposits of loess originated as large amounts of finely ground rock and soil deposited by retreating glaciers and relocated by strong winds. This example on Banks Peninsula shows the layering effect of loess built up over a long period.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN25018/3
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Hewitt, 'Soils - Soil features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12269/deep-loess (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Allan Hewitt, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007