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What type of soil is found in the river deltas of the eastern coast? Give three main features of this type of soil.

Book Title - Contemporary India, Chapter - 1, Resources and Development

Jan 06, 2023

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Question :

 

What type of soil is found in the river deltas of the eastern coast? Give three main features of this type of soil. Answer in 30 words.

 

Answer

 

Alluvial soil is found in the river deltas of the eastern coast. It is a type of soil that is made up of sediment deposited by rivers. Three main features of alluvial soil are:

 

1. It is fertile

2. It is well-drained, and 

3. It has a high water-holding capacity.

 

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