Kōrero: Soil erosion and conservation

Gully erosion

Gully erosion

Gullies can develop rapidly when, after heavy rainfall, a small waterfall eats back into uncompacted subsoil such as pumice or mudstone. This gully formed on gently sloping farmland, on a pumice soil.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Gregg, 'Soil erosion and conservation - Types of erosion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19790/gully-erosion (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Paul Gregg, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008