Soil of Govi-Altai aimag

Soil of Govi-Altai aimag Govi-Altai aimag belongs to Altai and Gobi ring of Central Asian Gobi division zone. Therefore, mountain and steppe soil covers the territory of the aimag. Mongol Altai Range and its branch mountains have a combination of tundra, alpine rough pulp soil, mountain and arid steppe rough pulp soil, mountain meadow, meadow steppe light hepatic, mountain and desert steppe brown soil, desert light brown soil.

There are many types of soil such as hepatic, fair brown, thin layered brownish, field brown, field gray-brown, gray-brown, saline and sandy soil that form the surface of the humps and hollows of the steppes surrounding the mountain ranges and the southern parts of Govi-Altai aimag including Sharga sum, Biger Zakhui, Zarman, Alag Nuur. Overly extremely arid soil with gypsum and zeolite covers almost half of the Altai sum, Tsogt sum, Erdene sum areas, yet sandy soil covers the area of Khukh Morit sum, Bayan-Uul sum and Jargalant sum.

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