soil having a profile determined mainly by the local climate and vegetation Compare azonal soil, intrazonal soil
marked with , as of color, texture, or the like. arranged in . adjective marked with, divided into, or arranged in zones
the state or condition of being zonate. arrangement or distribution in . noun arrangement in zones; zonate formation
one of a series of Soviet space probes that photographed the moon and returned to earth. noun any of a series of unmanned Soviet spacecraft, first launched in 1964 as interplanetary space probes, the most successful of which, Zond 3, sent back photographs of the hidden side of the moon in 1965
- Zone of accumulation
. zone of accumulation See B horizon.