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Title:
A soil layer cake
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Ecology
Soils
Savannas
Roots (Botany)
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021023
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Created Date:
Description:
A soil layer cake: the high water table of the savannah prevents deep root penetration and rapid decay of organic matter, thus forming a black stratum, 1 foot thick.
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Lantern slides
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells