Which of the following types of soil is transported by gravitational forces?
  • a)
    loess
  • b)
    talus
  • c)
    drift
  • d)
    dune sand
Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?
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Civil Engineering (CE) Question

Bhat Mushtaq
Feb 18, 2019
The soil that is transported by wind is loess
soil transported by gravitational force is colluvial soil or talus hence b is right
drift is formed by glacier
dunes are formed by wind

Mohd Azim
Feb 25, 2019
  • Talus slope or deposit, a slope formed by an accumulation of broken rock debris, as at the base of a cliff or other high place, also called scree.

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