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eolian soil[ē′ōl·yən ′sȯil]
A type of soil ranging from sand dunes to loess deposits whose particles are predominantly of silt size.
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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.