How Much Does a Cubic Meter of Soil Weigh?

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One cubic meter of soil weighs between 1.2 and 1.7 metric tonnes, or between 1,200 and 1,700 kilograms. These metric figures convert to between 2,645 and 3,747 pounds, or between 1.3 tons and 2.75 tons, per cubic meter. Loose topsoil is lighter, and compacted topsoil is heavier.

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