Based on the analysis of the soil-forming factors, pedogenic processes and the soil properties in the study area, this paper is to propose the soil geographico-genetic classification of maritime-climatic Sub-Antarctic regions. The soils of the Fildes Peninsula were classified into 3 soil-orders, 4 suborders and 13 soil groups, and then the re-lationship between the soil distribution and the environment was discussed.
The pedogenic groups and diagnostic characteristics in the Fildes Peninsula of King George Islands Antarctica*
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