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- Owliaie, H. R.; Adhami, E.; Ghiri, M. Najafi; Shakeri, S.
- Eurasian soil science 2018 v.51 no.12 pp. 1447-1461
- Miocene epoch; Pliocene epoch; alluvial plains; calcite; carbonates; clay; coatings; crystals; gypsiferous soils; gypsum; humid zones; illite; illuviation; kaolinite; palygorskite; quartz; rivers; semiarid zones; smectite; terraces; texture; Iran
- ... A litho-toposequence of soils in a semi-arid region in southwestern Iran was investigated for their pedological properties. Nine representative pedons on different geomorphic surfaces, including river terrace, alluvial plain, pediment, and alluvial fan, were studied on stratigraphic ranges from Lower Miocene to Pliocene. The soils are dominated by carbonate, gypsum, and clay illuviation. More deve ...