eolian soil

eolian soil

[ē′ōl·yən ′sȯil]
(geology)
A type of soil ranging from sand dunes to loess deposits whose particles are predominantly of silt size.
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Eolian soils have a similar proportion of sandy clays (F4 CS) and clays of high and very high plasticity (F8 CH, CV).
Most eolian soils in the United States are actually a result of the last glacial period.