Re: Was ist loess?

A. Lee Meyerson (
15 Jun 1995 19:46:12 -1000

: Who can tell me about loess? How much of it is there?
: Where did it come from?

: Thanks, Marita

Loess is a wind blown sedimentary deposit of silt-sized material.
The material can have various sources. In the central US there are
deposits that consist of wind-blown glacial deposits. In Hawaii we have
wind-blown volcanic ash.