Pedon



[ped-n] /ˈpɛd n/

noun
1.
a three-dimensional sample of a soil just large enough to show the characteristics of all its horizons.
pedon
(pěd’ən)
The smallest unit or volume of soil that contains all the soil horizons of a particular soil type. It usually has a surface area of approximately 1 sq m (10.76 sq ft) and extends from the ground surface down to bedrock.

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