Consider the following differences between Khadar and Bhangar soils in India:

  1. While khadar is newer alluvial, bhangar is older alluvial
  2. While bhangar is fine textured, khadar contains  calcareous deposits locally known as ‘Kankar ‘

Which of the above is/are correct statements?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement is incorrect because Khadar is fine textured whereas Bhangar contains calcareous deposits known as kankar.

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