Bedrock to soil

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soil profile
vertical section of soil layers, each of which is a horizon
parent rock
a rock formation that is the source of soil
bedrock
the layer of rock beneath soils
soil texture
the soil quality that is based on the proportions of soil particles
soil structure
the arrangement of soil particles
Humus
organic, dark material remaining after decomposition by microorganisms
Leaching
removal of dissolved materials from soil by water moving downwards