By accenting the height of the ridges the loess also adds to the scenery of the county.
A disadvantage of the loess lies in the readiness with which it washes.
The thickest known deposit of loess, 335 meters, is on the Loess Plateau in China.
In Europe and in the Americas, accumulations of loess are generally from 20 to 30 meters thick.
Many thousands of square miles of northern ...