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Chapter 14 -Soil- Vocab
Soil
Weathering process
Topography
Humus
the complex mixture of loose material including minerals, org…
The disintegration of tics by the action of the weather, plan…
A regions features: such as its rivers, mountains, valleys, a…
dark, organic material formed in soil from the decayed remain…
Soil
the complex mixture of loose material including minerals, org…
Weathering process
The disintegration of tics by the action of the weather, plan…
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Chapter 14: Soil Resources
A-horizon
B-horizon
E-horizon
O-horizon
The topsoil; located just beneath the O-horizon of the soil.…
The light-colored, partially weathered soil layer underneath…
A heavily leached soil area that sometimes develops between t…
The uppermost layer of certain soils. composed of dead leaves…
A-horizon
The topsoil; located just beneath the O-horizon of the soil.…
B-horizon
The light-colored, partially weathered soil layer underneath…
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Environmental Studies - Chapter 14 - Soil
Soil
weathering processes
topography
humus
The uppermost layer of Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
A biological, chemical, or physical process that helps form s…
the surface features of a place or region. The topography of…
black or dark-brown organic material that remains after much…
Soil
The uppermost layer of Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
weathering processes
A biological, chemical, or physical process that helps form s…
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APES Chapter 14: Soil
Soil
Topography
Humus
Leaching
the relatively thin surface layer of the Earth's crust consis…
a region's surface features
partly decomposed organic material in the soil; brown or blac…
removal of dissolved material from the soil by water percolat…
Soil
the relatively thin surface layer of the Earth's crust consis…
Topography
a region's surface features
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CHAPTER 14 SOIL RESOURCES
soil
soil forming factors
parent material
plant thickness (with latitude)
this surface layer of the earths crust, consisting of mineral…
parent material, plant thickness, organisms, topography
rock, is broken down by biological/physical/chemical weatheri…
at the poles- very little can survive in extremes... at the trop…
soil
this surface layer of the earths crust, consisting of mineral…
soil forming factors
parent material, plant thickness, organisms, topography
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Chapter 14: Soil Resources
state factors
weathering processes
topography
humus
determine the state of the soil system
rock that is slowly broken down, or fragmented, into smaller…
a region's surface features
the black or dark-brown organic material that remains after m…
state factors
determine the state of the soil system
weathering processes
rock that is slowly broken down, or fragmented, into smaller…
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Chapter 14 Soil Resources
Soil
Soil Composition
Pore Spaces
Soil Organsims
Upper most layer of Earth's Crust. It supports Plants, animal…
Minerals form weathered rock and organic material.
occupy 50% of soils volume and are filled with air or water.…
In 1 tsp of soil there are millions of microorganisms. provid…
Soil
Upper most layer of Earth's Crust. It supports Plants, animal…
Soil Composition
Minerals form weathered rock and organic material.
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Chapter 14 Soil Resources
soil
state factors
weathering processes
topography
the uppermost layer of Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
conditions that affect soil formation; include mineral type,…
biological, chemical, or physical processes that helps form s…
a region's surface features, such as the presence or absence…
soil
the uppermost layer of Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
state factors
conditions that affect soil formation; include mineral type,…
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Chapter 14: Soil Resources
soil
soil formation
4 components of the soil system
inorganic materials
uppermost layer of the Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
involves interactions among give main state factors: parent m…
inorganic material, organic materials, soil air, soil water
provides anchorage and essential nutrient minerals for plants…
soil
uppermost layer of the Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
soil formation
involves interactions among give main state factors: parent m…
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Chapter 14 - Soil Resources
Soil
State Factors: Soil-Forming Factors…
Soil-Forming (just look over this)
Topography
the uppermost layer of the Erth's crust, it is a thin surface…
they determine the state of the soil system (five main state…
1. Soil is formed from parent material (rock) that is slowl…
A region's surface features, such as the presence or absence…
Soil
the uppermost layer of the Erth's crust, it is a thin surface…
State Factors: Soil-Forming Factors…
they determine the state of the soil system (five main state…
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Chapter 14 soil resources
Soil
State factors
Weather process
Topography
Uppermost layer of earth which supports plants and animals
Determines the state they are in , material, climate, typogra…
Broken down into smaller materials
Regions surface features also involving soil formation
Soil
Uppermost layer of earth which supports plants and animals
State factors
Determines the state they are in , material, climate, typogra…
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Chapter 14: Soil Resources
soil
State factors
weathering processes
Topography
The uppermost layer of Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
Factors that determine the state of the soil system. They inc…
Rock is slowly broken down into smaller particles by biologic…
A region's surface features
soil
The uppermost layer of Earth's crust, which supports terrestr…
State factors
Factors that determine the state of the soil system. They inc…
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Enviro: Chapter 14 - Soil Resources
What is soil?
What are the five main state factors i…
State factors: Parental material
State factors: Climate & Organisms
•Uppermost layer of Earth's crust... •Supports terrestrial plant…
1. Parental material... 2. Climate... 3. Topography ... 4. Organisms... 5…
•Rock that is slowly broken down (fragmented) ... •Broken down t…
•Plant roots & soil organism respiration produces CO2... ◦Diffu…
What is soil?
•Uppermost layer of Earth's crust... •Supports terrestrial plant…
What are the five main state factors i…
1. Parental material... 2. Climate... 3. Topography ... 4. Organisms... 5…
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Chapter 14 Soil - APES
When parent rock material is exposed t…
Any physical breaking down of the rock…
When chemicals come in contact with th…
When small organisms begin breaking do…
How is soil formed?
What is mechanical weathering?
What is chemical weathering?
What is biological weathering?
When parent rock material is exposed t…
How is soil formed?
Any physical breaking down of the rock…
What is mechanical weathering?
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Chapter 14: Soil Resources
What is soil?
what is parent material?
soil formation is a continuous process…
Name two factors essential to weatheri…
Soil is the relatively think surface layer of earth's crust c…
rock that is slowly broken down by biological, chemical or ph…
the earth's crust and the biosphere.
organisms and climate.
What is soil?
Soil is the relatively think surface layer of earth's crust c…
what is parent material?
rock that is slowly broken down by biological, chemical or ph…
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Unit 7- Protecting Land and Soil, Soil Conservation, and Biodiversity (Chapter 14)
point source
nonpoint source
biodegradable
natural resource
A specific source of pollution that can be easily identified.
A widespread or unknown source of pollution.
Breaks down by natural resources and forms harmless substances.
Anything in the environment that humans use.
point source
A specific source of pollution that can be easily identified.
nonpoint source
A widespread or unknown source of pollution.
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Chapter 14: Soil Erosion
Why is soil erosion perceived as not a…
Which of the following is an erodibili…
What does the following equation estim…
Although there are many soil erosion m…
Only occurs infrequently in dramatic events.
Vegetation
Soil erosion by raindrop impact and surface runoff.
Lack of reliable soil erosion data.
Why is soil erosion perceived as not a…
Only occurs infrequently in dramatic events.
Which of the following is an erodibili…
Vegetation
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APES Chapter 14 Food and Soil Resources
Why is most of the countries in the wo…
What is significant about China's farm…
1) 1 out of _____ people in developed…
What is one way that government agricu…
E. all pg275
B. Produce a little more than they use pg275
c) 6
e) By upgrading farming agriculture techniques
Why is most of the countries in the wo…
E. all pg275
What is significant about China's farm…
B. Produce a little more than they use pg275
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Chapter 14: Soil Resources
desertifacation
salinization
conservation tillage
crop rotation
degradation of rangeland, agricultural land, or tropical dry…
the gradual accumulation of of salt in a soil
residues from previous crops are left in the soil
the planting of a series of different crops in the same field…
desertifacation
degradation of rangeland, agricultural land, or tropical dry…
salinization
the gradual accumulation of of salt in a soil
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Chapter 14 Soil Resources
What are some impacts of mining?
What is soil made of?
Why is soil the key to terrestrial life?
What are the factors that contribute t…
Collapse/ landslides... Natural habitat degradation... Social explo…
Sediment... Organic material... Liquids... Gases... Micro/macroscopic org…
because they support almost all plant growth
Parent Material... Climate... Plants and animal life... Landscape posi…
What are some impacts of mining?
Collapse/ landslides... Natural habitat degradation... Social explo…
What is soil made of?
Sediment... Organic material... Liquids... Gases... Micro/macroscopic org…
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Chapter 14: Soil Erosion
Why is soil erosion perceived as not a…
which of the following is an erodibili…
What does the following equation estim…
Although there are many soil erosion m…
only occurs infrequently in dramatic events
vegetation
soil erosion by raindrop impact and surface runoff
lack of reliable soil erosion data
Why is soil erosion perceived as not a…
only occurs infrequently in dramatic events
which of the following is an erodibili…
vegetation
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Chapter 14 - Soils
Soil
Soil science
Pedology
Edaphology
Dynamic natural body made of fine particles in which plants g…
interdisciplinary study of soils involving: physics, biology,…
Study the origin, classification, distribution, and descripti…
Study of soil as a medium for sustaining the growth of higher…
Soil
Dynamic natural body made of fine particles in which plants g…
Soil science
interdisciplinary study of soils involving: physics, biology,…
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Chapter 14 (Soils)
Definition of Soil
Soil formation processes
Soil Horizons
Soil Texture
A three dimensional living matrix comprised of mineral, chemi…
When parent rock material is exposed to the atmosphere or whe…
A soil horizon is a layer generally parallel to the soil surf…
Soil texture is a qualitative classification tool used in bot…
Definition of Soil
A three dimensional living matrix comprised of mineral, chemi…
Soil formation processes
When parent rock material is exposed to the atmosphere or whe…
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Chapter 14 - Food and Soil Resources
What % of agriculture is organic in Ca…
What % of our food comes from cropland…
Which 3 crops provide over 90% of calo…
Traditional subsistence versus traditi…
1.8%
C: 77... R: 16... OF: 7
Wheat, corn, rice
Intensive involves more labour and fertilizer to increase yie…
What % of agriculture is organic in Ca…
1.8%
What % of our food comes from cropland…
C: 77... R: 16... OF: 7
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APES Chapter 14: Food and Soil Resources
industrialized agriculture
high-input agriculture
plantation agriculture
traditional subsistence agriculture
Using large inputs of energy from fossil fuels (especially oi…
See industrialized agriculture.
Growing specialized crops such as bananas, coffee, and cacao…
Production of enough crops or livestock for a farm family's s…
industrialized agriculture
Using large inputs of energy from fossil fuels (especially oi…
high-input agriculture
See industrialized agriculture.
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APES Chapter 14: Food and Soil Resources
industrialized agriculture
high-input agriculture
plantation agriculture
traditional subsistence agriculture
Using large inputs of energy from fossil fuels (especially oi…
See industrialized agriculture.
Growing specialized crops such as bananas, coffee, and cacao…
Production of enough crops or livestock for a farm family's s…
industrialized agriculture
Using large inputs of energy from fossil fuels (especially oi…
high-input agriculture
See industrialized agriculture.
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APES Chapter 14: Food and Soil Resources
industrialized agriculture
high-input agriculture
plantation agriculture
traditional subsistence agriculture
Using large inputs of energy from fossil fuels (especially oi…
See industrialized agriculture.
Growing specialized crops such as bananas, coffee, and cacao…
Production of enough crops or livestock for a farm family's s…
industrialized agriculture
Using large inputs of energy from fossil fuels (especially oi…
high-input agriculture
See industrialized agriculture.
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Soil Section (supplement to chapter 14)
What is soil made up of?
How does soil formation begin?
Bedrock is broken down by what?
What is the base of life on land?
eroded rock, mineral nutrients, decaying organic matter, wate…
bedrock is slowly broken down into small fragments and partic…
physical, chemical and biological weathering
soil
What is soil made up of?
eroded rock, mineral nutrients, decaying organic matter, wate…
How does soil formation begin?
bedrock is slowly broken down into small fragments and partic…
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Chapter 14: Canada's Soil and Natural Vegetation Connections
Soil
Humus
Soil Profile
Leaching
Surface layer of Earth, composed of mineral and organic mater…
Dark, upper layer of soil made up of partially decayed plant…
Different horizons (layers) in the soil and the rock layer (b…
Removal of minerals from soil by water as it moves downward t…
Soil
Surface layer of Earth, composed of mineral and organic mater…
Humus
Dark, upper layer of soil made up of partially decayed plant…
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Chapter 14: Trace evidence 2: Paint, glass, soil
paint
electrocoat primer
primer surface
basecoat
primarily composed of a binder, pigments, and other additives…
first layer applied to the steel body of a car
epoxy-modified polyesters or urethanes usually following the…
acrylic-based polymer often composes the binder system of thi…
paint
primarily composed of a binder, pigments, and other additives…
electrocoat primer
first layer applied to the steel body of a car
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Chapter 14 sections 2-4 weathering, soil, erosion
weathering
abrasion
soil
soil profile
the natural process by which atmospheric and environmental ag…
the grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
a loose mixture of rock fragments and organic material that c…
a vertical section of soil that shows the layers, or horizons
weathering
the natural process by which atmospheric and environmental ag…
abrasion
the grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
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Chapter 14 sections 2-4 weathering, soil, erosion
weathering
abrasion
soil
soil profile
the natural process by which atmospheric and environmental ag…
the grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
a loose mixture of rock fragments and organic material that c…
a vertical section of soil that shows the layers, or horizons
weathering
the natural process by which atmospheric and environmental ag…
abrasion
the grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
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SOIL VOCABULARY CHAPTER 4 -CORE
EROSION
WEATHERING
SOIL
BEDROCK
EROSION
WEATHERING
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Chapters 14 and 21: soil
5 soil factors
Soil composition
Porosity
Parent material
1. Climate ... 2. Biology ... 3. Relief (topography)... 4. Parent mate…
Mineral matter (45%)... Air (25%)... water (25%) ... Organic matter (5%)
Amount of Soils pore space
Refers to the rock and minerals from which the soil derives
5 soil factors
1. Climate ... 2. Biology ... 3. Relief (topography)... 4. Parent mate…
Soil composition
Mineral matter (45%)... Air (25%)... water (25%) ... Organic matter (5%)
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Chapter 14 Groundwater
aquifer
artesian formation
capillary action
cavern
A permeable layer of rock and sediment that stores and carrie…
An arrangement of a permeable layer of rock sandwiched betwee…
A phenomenon whereby groundwater rises because the water mole…
A large underground chamber.
aquifer
A permeable layer of rock and sediment that stores and carrie…
artesian formation
An arrangement of a permeable layer of rock sandwiched betwee…
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Ch 14 soil erosion
The most important agent of erosion is…
Weathered loosened rock material given…
Water plus carbon dioxide=
Rock type made from heat and pressure
Running water
Soil
Carbonic acid
Metamorphic
The most important agent of erosion is…
Running water
Weathered loosened rock material given…
Soil
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Soil chapter 1
anoxic
terra firma
lithosphere
atmosphere
water depleted of dissolved oxygen
solid ground
Minerals in rocks, clay, and sediments
air(carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen)
anoxic
water depleted of dissolved oxygen
terra firma
solid ground
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Geo Exam - Chapter 14: Soils and Natural Vegetation
What are the 4 main components of soil?
What is humus?
What is Leaching?
What is Calcification?
Minerals... Bacteria and Organic Matter... Air... Moisture
Decomposed organisms which are dark in colour. Top layer of s…
Leaching is the downward movement of water in soil, which dis…
Calcification is the upward movement of water due to capillar…
What are the 4 main components of soil?
Minerals... Bacteria and Organic Matter... Air... Moisture
What is humus?
Decomposed organisms which are dark in colour. Top layer of s…
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Chapter 5 Weathering and Soil
Weathering
Mechanical weathering
Chemical weathering
Oxidation
the mechanical and chemical processes that change Earth's sur…
physical processes that naturally break rocks into smaller pi…
the process that changes the composition of rocks and mineral…
the process that combines the element oxygen with other eleme…
Weathering
the mechanical and chemical processes that change Earth's sur…
Mechanical weathering
physical processes that naturally break rocks into smaller pi…
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Ch 14 Desertification and Soil
Desertification
3 main factors of desertification
pedology
Edaphology
The degradation of formerly productive land; a complex process
animals (livestock), farming, and deforestation
part of soil science concerned with the origin, classificatio…
part of soil science concerned with plant growth, fertility,…
Desertification
The degradation of formerly productive land; a complex process
3 main factors of desertification
animals (livestock), farming, and deforestation
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Chapter 5 Weathering and Soil
Weathering
Mechanical weathering
Chemical weathering
Oxidation
the mechanical and chemical processes that change Earth's sur…
physical processes that naturally break rocks into smaller pi…
the process that changes the composition of rocks and mineral…
the process that combines the element oxygen with other eleme…
Weathering
the mechanical and chemical processes that change Earth's sur…
Mechanical weathering
physical processes that naturally break rocks into smaller pi…
21 terms
chapter 14
weathering
mechanical weathering
exfoliation
frost action
breaking down of rocks and other materials at the earth's sur…
weathering that does not involve changes in chemical makeup o…
bracking off of curved sheets or slabs parallel to a rock's s…
breaking apart of a rock caused by water freezing and expandi…
weathering
breaking down of rocks and other materials at the earth's sur…
mechanical weathering
weathering that does not involve changes in chemical makeup o…
21 terms
chapter 14
weathering
mechanical weathering
exfoliation
frost action
breaking down of rocks and other materials at the earth's sur…
weathering that does not involve changes in the chemical make…
breaking off of curved sheets or slabs parallel to a rock's s…
breaking apart of a rock caused by water freezing and expandi…
weathering
breaking down of rocks and other materials at the earth's sur…
mechanical weathering
weathering that does not involve changes in the chemical make…
21 terms
Chapter 14
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Exfoliation
Frost Action
Breaking down of rocks and other materials at Earths surface.
Weathering that does not involve changes in the chemical mark…
Breaking off of curved sheets or slabs parallel to a rock's s…
Breaking apart of a rock caused by water freezing and expandi…
Weathering
Breaking down of rocks and other materials at Earths surface.
Mechanical Weathering
Weathering that does not involve changes in the chemical mark…
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Chapter 14
Habitat
Ecological Niche
Competitive Exclusion
Ecological Equivalent
The place where an organism usually lives.
All of the physical, chemical, and biological factors that a…
The exclusion of one species by another due to competition.
Organisms that share a similar niche but live in different ge…
Habitat
The place where an organism usually lives.
Ecological Niche
All of the physical, chemical, and biological factors that a…
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chapter 14
natural resources
pollution
soil
fossil fuels
is the material that is supplied by nature
is the changing of air, water, and land from clean and safe t…
is the loose material in which plants can grow
comes from the remains of prehistoric plants and animals. Coa…
natural resources
is the material that is supplied by nature
pollution
is the changing of air, water, and land from clean and safe t…
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Chapter 14
organism
habitat
biotic factor
abiotic factor
A living thing.
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
A living or once living part of an organism's habitat.
A nonliving part of an organism's habitat.
organism
A living thing.
habitat
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
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Chapter 14
Competitive Exclusion
Habitat
Ecological Niche
Niche Partitioning
2 organisms cannot occupy the same niche.
All biotic and abiotic factors
Food, abiotic factors and behavior
Split up resources
Competitive Exclusion
2 organisms cannot occupy the same niche.
Habitat
All biotic and abiotic factors
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Chapter 14
Literacy
Union
Strike
Telegraph
The ability to read and write
Group of people with the same trade who come together to achi…
Refusal to work in order to put pressure on their employer
A device that used electric signals to communicate messages
Literacy
The ability to read and write
Union
Group of people with the same trade who come together to achi…
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Chapter 14 - Interactions in Ecosystems
habitat
ecological niche
competitive exclusion
ecological equivalent
A place where an organism lives
A specific role of a species within an ecosystem, including i…
the process that occurs when two different species in a regio…
organisms that share a similar niche but live in different ge…
habitat
A place where an organism lives
ecological niche
A specific role of a species within an ecosystem, including i…
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