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The parent material of a soil is formed from the disintegration of


Question

The parent material of a soil is formed from the disintegration of

Options

A) Sand

B) Silt

C) Gravel

D) Rock

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms. Parent materials are the weathered rock or sediment from which the soil was formed.


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  • soil formation is called weathering and this is the process by which soil is been broken down to form soil

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  • Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms. Parent materials are the weathered rock or sediment from which the soil was formed.

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