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  • During the mechanical comminution of the till no vegetation was present to remove the minerals essential to plant growth, as is the case in the soils of normally weathered and dissected peneplains, such as the Appalachian piedmont, where the soils, though not exhausted by the primeval forest cover, are by no means ~so rich as the till sheets of the prairies.
  • The slurry, which is wet enough to flow, is ground between millstones so as to complete the process of comminution begun in the wash mill.
 
 

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