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Environment That Produces Best Agricultural Soil

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In order to find land that may be suitable for agriculture, humans would historically look for which characteristic?

A

An area with soil composed primarily of silt and clay.

B

The location of a floodplain.

C

Land that formerly was located in a latitude known to maintain permafrost.

D

The presence of peat.

E

An environment that was covered by a shallow sea 250 million years ago.