REVIEW OF RESEARCH IN LATERITES

A REVIEW IS PRESENTED OF THE STATE OF KNOWLEDGE CONCERNING LATERITES INCLUDING TROPICAL SOILS, BAUXITE AND THE MATERIAL THAT IRREVERSIBLY HARDENS ON EXPOSURE. MORPHOLOGICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHARACTERISTICS ARE PRESENTED OR INDURATED MATERIALS, SOILS, AND THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THEM. DISTRIBUTION IS COVERED ON A GLOBAL BASIS AND IN RELATION TO SOIL-FORMING FACTORS. THE ORIGIN OF THE MATERIALS THAT CAN HARDEN IRREVERSIBLY IS DISCUSSED. CLASSIFICATION IS MADE OF THE LATERITIC SOILS AND THEIR UTILIZATION COVERED.

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    United Nations

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    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • Maignien, R
  • Publication Date: 1966

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00228854
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Soil Science Society of America
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 148 pp
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:10AM