Cryosol soil

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Term: Cryosol soil
Definition: Soil order (type) of the Canadian System of Soil Classification. This soil is common to high latitude tundra environments. The main identifying feature of this soil is a layer of permafrost within one meter of the soil surface.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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