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Bedrock (Rbertb)

Definition
The scour-resistant material underlying erodible soils and overlying the mantle rock, ranging from surface exposure to depths of several hundred kilometers. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Rocks by properties (Rbert)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Boulders (Rbertc)
Breccia (Rbertd)
Crystalline rocks (Rbertf)
Decomposed rock (Rberth)
Fractured rock (Rbertj)
Manganese nodules (Rbertm)
Organic rocks (Rbertp)
Overburdens (Rbertq)
Soft rock (Rbertr)
Strata (Rberts)
Weak rock (Rbertt)
Weathered rock (Rbertw)