Name: Joshua M.
Date: February 9, 2004
How old is soil and how long does it take to become soil?
That depends on lots of things, like what is in the soil (composition),
humidity, rainfall, plant growth, animals, etc. I don't know where you are,
but where I am (Illinois), the soils formed in a vast prairie system after
the ice sheets retreated, so it took several thousand years for these soils
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