C horizon


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C horizon

n.
In ABC soil, the lowermost zone, consisting mainly of unconsolidated, weathered rock fragments.

C horizon

n
(Geological Science) the layer of a soil profile immediately below the B horizon and above the bedrock, composed of weathered rock little affected by soil-forming processes

C horizon


n.
the layer in a soil profile below the B horizon and immediately above the bedrock, consisting chiefly of weathered, partially decomposed rock.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.C horizon - beneath the B-horizon and above the bedrock; consisting of weathered rock