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Table 1 Physiographic characteristics of the pedons studied in CSB

From: Characterizing soils and the enduring nature of land uses around the Lake Chamo Basin in South-West Ethiopia

Pedon Altitude (masl.) Physiography Parent material Slope (%) Drainage class Erosion
P1 1221 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Well drained None
P2 1234 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Poor None
P3 1220 Alluvial plain Alluvium 2–5 Well drained None
P4 1100 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Poor None
P5 1113 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Poor None
P6 1280 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Well drained None
P7 1147 Alluvial plain Alluvium 2–5 Well drained None
P8 1185 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Well drained None
P9 1185 Alluvial mid plain Colluvium 1–2 Well drained None
P10 1204 Alluvial mid plain Lacustrine 1–2 Well drained None
P11 1120 Alluvial plain Alluvium 1–2 Well drained None
P12 1137 Alluvial plain Alluvium 2–5 Well drained gully
  1. Generally, the soils in CSB are made of alluvial and colluvial materials from the surrounding western escarpments