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TitleMollisol core
DescriptionMollisols are soils formed in arid and semi-arid grassland regions. They have a thick, dark organic-rich surface horizon. Total length of the core is about 130 cm.
Geologic provinceDes Moines Lobe, late Wisconsin glaciation
LocationUSA ▹ Iowa ▹ Story. Near Ames. 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Ames.
PhotographerEric Brevik. 1998.
Key wordsmollisol, soil, Iowa
Tech details495 KB. 35mm, 200 ASA, print film.
GeoDIL number2960