Meaning of Caliche

English: Caliche
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

a surface deposit consisting of sand or clay impregnated with crystalline salts such as sodium nitrate or sodium chloride.

Definition: 2

a zone of calcium carbonate or other carbonates in soils of semiarid regions.

Definition: 3

Also called calcrete. a bed of sand or clay in arid regions cemented by calcium carbonate, sodium chloride, and other soluble minerals

Definition: 4

a surface layer of soil encrusted with calcium carbonate, occurring in arid regions Also called duricrust