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clay pan: see hardpanhardpan,
condition of the soil or subsoil in which the soil grains become cemented together by such bonding agents as iron oxide and calcium carbonate, forming a hard, impervious mass.
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There will be some treacherous, slippery and slow areas of muddy clay pans
after the rain.