How is mountain soil formed?

The soils are formed due to mechanical weathering caused by snow, rain, temperature variation, etc. The soil is loamy and silty in valley sides and coarse-grained in the upper slopes. It is acidic with low humus content in the snow-covered areas. mountains soils are rich in humus, slightly acidic and are fertile. Mountains soils are also deprived in lime and potash content.

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