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Soil!

The Dirt On Soil

Soil Survey From Space

Save Our Soil

Soil Competition

Home Sweet Burrow

Extraordinary Earthworm

  • The Dirt On Soil
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  • Soil Survey From Space
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  • Save Our Soil
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  • Soil Competition
  • Home Sweet Burrow
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  • Extraordinary Earthworm
Soil ['sɔĭ(-ə)l]
The mineral and organic matter that covers most of the Earth's surface.

Plants grow in it. We live on it. Buildings stand upon it. Soil is a key part of our ecosystem.

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