The soil survey of the Region of Peloponnese has been delivered in due time on the 15th of January 2013.


Here some pictures of the 75 minipits digged and sampled.



Minipit done at Pyrios (Korinthia)


Badlands landscape of the minipit done at Pyrios (Korinthia). 

Minipit done at Mega Valtos (Korinthia)

Landscape of the minipit done at Mega Valtos (Korinthia)

Minipit done at Rethi (Korinthia)


Landscape of the minipit done at Rethi (Korinthia), burned cultivated areas. 

Vineyard cultivation of the minipit done at Rethi (Korinthia)



Minipit done at Goura (Korinthia), only 2 cm of soil!

Landscape of the minipit done at Goura (Korinthia), trees surviving on rocks!|

Minipit done at Mosia (Korinthia). The soil depth described is deeper then 150 cm.


Landscape of the minipit done at Mosia (Korinthia), described as small alluvial fans. 

Minipit done at Kastania (Korinthia). Skeletic leptosol.

 Landscape of the minipit done at Kastania (Korinthia). Woodland on skeletic leptosols.


Landscape of the minipit done at Kastania (Korinthia). Woodland on skeletic leptosols.

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