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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

C horizon(n.)

  1. the layer in a soil profile below the B horizon and immediately above the bedrock, consisting chiefly of weathered, partially decomposed rock.

    Category: Geology, Petrology

Origin of C horizon:

1930–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. C-horizon, C horizon(noun)

    beneath the B-horizon and above the bedrock; consisting of weathered rock

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