Normal Erosion as a Factor in Soil Profile Development

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IN NATURE of June 6, Prof. G. W. Robinson directs attention to the effects of lateral transport of surface soil material, moved in the course of ordinary slow denudation, on certain soils in Wales. Erosive processes of this kind not only modify the development of particular soil profiles, but also may be found governing the zonation of soil types over wide areas. I offer an example from tropical semi-arid country.

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