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Soil nature trail "Hidden horizons"

Bodenlehrpfad Beuren (Verlag Ulrich E. Grauer)If you always wanted to know more about the soil under your feet, you can discover it for yourself on the soil nature trail "Hidden horizons – Soils on the Alb escarpment" in Beuren. The trail starts from the car park of the Beuren Open Air Museum. Bodo the earth worm takes you on a guided tour of the White Jurassic scree slopes of the Swabian  Alb via a volcanic vent of the Tertiary period to the upper and middle layers of the Brown Jurassic. The complex connections in the soil are clearly shown at 10 information areas with 7 accessible excavated ditches.