Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth

Rockland

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_490
An area of sparse soil with a substantial proportion (usually >25%) of exposed rock outcrop. Figure R8 shows rockland in the Canadian Shield near Sudbury, northern Ontario.
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