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Soil Erosion
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Soil Science and Erosion
Soil erosion is a major problem in Lesotho. Many years of ploughing has resulted in much of the top soil being washed away and figures from the UN estimate that if current erosion rates continue there will be no farmable top soil left in Lesotho by the end of 2040.

The images below show the erosion which is visible throughout Lesotho and the geology of the Mountain Kingdom.

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