lack of horizons. i.e. soil as a solid mass
imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
imposing in scale or scope or degree or power; "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"
The condition of a soil layer in which the layer appears as a coherent or solid mass largely devoid of peds.
This term applies to soil horizons greater than 6 mm in thickness, that appear to be coherent or solid and devoid of peds. When displaced, the soil separates into fragments which may be crushed into individual particles.