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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Chapter 9, Problem 9QR
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What are eluviation and illuviation, and what is the resulting impact on soil for each if these processes that are carried to an extreme?

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