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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 53

Concept definition: A sterile <TERRAIN_PLAIN> containing an excess of alkali, usually occurring in the bottom of an under-drained <GEOGRAPHIC_BASIN> in an arid or semi-arid <TERRAIN_SURFACE_REGION>; alkali flat. The <LAND> may be soft, have low shearing and bearing strength, and a high organic content.
Reference type: PR
Reference: [FACC, Annex A: DA006]
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