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    Soil vs earth

    In the following exercise, I'm supposed to choose the correct option:
    "What do scientists mean by soil/earth erosion and what causes it?"
    The answer key gives "soil" as the correct answer, but I seem to be having some problems to see the difference between these two, particularly in this context, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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    Re: Soil vs earth

    Soil=the earth which nourishes the plants,crops...
    Earth=soil,sand, rocks,barren land.
    Last edited by rj1948; 09-May-2008 at 12:27.


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    Re: Soil vs earth

    That was really helpful. Thank you very much.

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