Black soil

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Black soil may refer to:

  • Chernozem, fertile black soils found in eastern Europe, Russia, India and the Canadian prairies
  • Muck (soil), a soil made up primarily of humus from drained swampland
  • Vertisol, dark cracking soils with a high clay content found between 50° N and 45° S of the equator
  • Terra preta, “black earth” or soil of the Amazon river basin

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