(Of a soil) having a well-developed structure different from that expected for its climatic and vegetational zone owing to the overriding influence of relief, parent material, or some other local factor.
- The division into zonal, intrazonal, and azonal soils was the basis for the soil classification used in the USA until 1960.
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