The soil formed by wind dust in and around hot deserts is called

(A) Silty soil
(B) Loamy soil
(C) Sandy soil
(D) Loess soil

Correct Answer : Loess soil
Question Asked : Bihar Police Sub Inspector Prelims Exam 2018
Loess soils are formed by wind dust in and around hot desert. Loess is a type of silt which forms fertile topsoil in some parts of the world. Loess deposits are usually a few meters thick. One of the key characteristics of these deposits is the 'cat steps'.
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