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Crockford and Olley (1998) found that breakage and abrasion increased the [Chi] of sizes H-K of a sedimentary soil.
Scientists have also found that the Los Angeles Basin's sedimentary soil shakes less in severe earthquakes than they had predicted.
In small quakes, the sedimentary soil washed into the Los Angeles Basin and the San Fernando Valley from surrounding mountains quivers like a bowl of Jell-O, shaking violently at the surface but remaining intact, Henyey said.
It is important to note that the sites here referred to as "sedimentary caatingas" are plant communities generally located on oligotrophic sedimentary soils such as quartzarenic neosols and latosols (Velloso et al.