Soil Description



Lane doing the dirty work

Prepping the pit

Prepping the surface



Identifying the B horizon



Working the Durham Pit


The Cecil Pit


Our favorite tape measure



Working the Cecil Pit

Discussing the horizons

Consulting the color chart

10YR 6/4 or 6/2?

Medium plasticity


Snack


Plasticity test

Testing some Cecil soil

A round of applause


More pit work


Face of the Cecil pit

Consultation

Munsell color chart


Questionable footwear



Nearly 2mm


Hiwasee soils at Pendleton site



Contemplation

Saprolite weathered from pegmatite



Soil profile through C horizon

Saprolite weathered from gneiss




Saprolite profile

Saprolite

Saprolite