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1ACAcrisolsRed, brown or yellow coloured soil, develops in areas of intense weathering, has a clay rich B horizon.Soils with a clay-enriched subsoil25316499
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2ABAlbeluvisolsAlbeluvic tonguing.Soils with a clay-enriched subsoil255235190
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3ALAlisolsLow base status, high-activity clay.Soils with a clay-enriched subsoil255255204
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4ANAndosolsSoil developed from volcanic material, are young immature soils, characteristics depend on type of volcanic material.Soils set by Fe/Al chemistry25210793
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5ATAnthrosolsSoils with long and intensive agricultural use.Soils with strong human influence10199138
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6ARArenosolsSandy soil with no more profile development than an A horizon.Relatively young soils or soils with little or no profile development254231192
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7CLCalcisolsSoil with a substantial secondary accumulation of lime.Accumulation of less soluble salts or non-saline substances25523981
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8CMCambisolsTransformation of soil matter (Fe particularly) in situ without moving in profile. Mostly brownish color.Relatively young soils or soils with little or no profile development253206112
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9CHChernozemsFertile black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of organic matter, phosphoric acids.Accumulation of organic matter, high base status22919993
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10CRCryosolsSoil in permafrost areas, exhibits cryoturbation and is usually rich in organic matter.Soils with limited rooting due to shallow permafrost or stoniness146125158
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11DUDurisolsSoil of some arid and semi-arid environments, contains cemented secondary silica.Accumulation of less soluble salts or non-saline substances250235198
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12FRFerralsolsRed to yellow soil rich in iron and aluminium, common in tropics.Soils set by Fe/Al chemistry25213777
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13FLFluvisolsSoil developed above flood plain sediments, A horizon is commonly directly above C horizon.Soils influenced by water16169233
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14GLGleysolsGroundwater affected soils.Soils influenced by water171154191
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15GYGypsisolsAccumulation of gypsum.Accumulation of less soluble salts or non-saline substances255249173
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16HSHistosolsSoil consisting primarily of organic materials, common in wetlands.Soils with thick organic layers127128122
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17KSKastanozemsTransition to drier climate.Accumulation of organic matter, high base status210161141
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18LPLeptosolsShallow soil over bedrock, calcareous material or a deeper soil that is gravelly or stony, common in mountains.Soils with limited rooting due to shallow permafrost or stoniness201201201
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19LXLixisolsHigh base status, low-activity clay.Soils with a clay-enriched subsoil247199202
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20LVLuvisolsHigh base status, high-activity clay.Soils with a clay-enriched subsoil249168144
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21NTNitisolsLow-activity clay, P fixation, strongly structured.Soils set by Fe/Al chemistry204123104
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22PHPhaeozemsSod organic-accumulative.Accumulation of organic matter, high base status213234219
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23PLPlanosolsAbrupt textural discontinuity.Soils with stagnating water246156105
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24PTPlinthosolsAccumulation of Fe under hydromorphic conditions.Soils set by Fe/Al chemistry1328881
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25PZPodzolsSoil that presents significant podzolization, common in coniferous forests.Soils set by Fe/Al chemistry110170124
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26RGRegosolsSoils with no significant profile development.Relatively young soils or soils with little or no profile development253228183
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27SCSolonchaksSalt enrichment upon evaporation.Soils influenced by water22491154
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28SNSolonetzAlkaline soils.Soils influenced by water248216237
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29STStagnosolsStructural or moderate textural discontinuity.Soils with stagnating water115195244
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30TCTechnosolsSoils containing many artefacts.Soils with strong human influence15489150
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31UMUmbrisolsSoil with a dark topsoil and in which organic matter has accumulated significantly within the mineral surface soil.Relatively young soils or soils with little or no profile development121140131
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32VRVertisolsShows significant and recurrent swelling with water, high content of expansive clay.Soils influenced by water168113136
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