cemented soil

cemented soil

Soil in which the particles are held together by a chemical agent.
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Some southern home owners have removed wallpaper to find large patches of wallboard and framing replaced with a vast span of cemented soil and feces, known as carton, housing many thousands of squirming, milk-colored termites.
Basically, caliche is a cemented soil that is harder than most rock," Smith said.