Interstadiale Bodenbildungen in oberitalienischen Würm-Lössen

Otto Fränzle
Based on field-work and previous publications an attempt is made to outline the distribution of loess in Northern Italy. Five interstadial soils are described. In the Dora Ripária region W of Torino two Würm loesses overly the soliflually eroded plastosol of the Last Inter-glacial. The lower one weathered to a „sol brun lessivé", the upper to an extremely acid „sol lessivé". Also the loess on the Riss moraines of the Dora Báltea glacier was deposited...