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Loess

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  1. a homogeneous, typically non stratified, porous, friable, slightly coherent, often calcareous, fine-grained, silty, pale yellow or buff, windblown (aeolian) sediment

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 21, 2008
  2. It generally occurs as a widespread blanket deposit that covers an area of hundreds of square kilometers and tens of meters thick

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  3. often stands in either steep or vertical faces

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  4. The term is sometimes also refer to soils derived from such deposits

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  5. Loess map of Louisiana.

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