Abstract and keywords
Abstract (English):
This article discusses the origin of the Kamennaya Steppe Nature Reserve in the Voronezh Region. The reasons for the preservation of this area in an untouched form are analyzed, the importance and relevance of the activities carried out at this object is shown. It tells about the soil transformations of this place during the expedition of Professor Dokuchaev at the end of the 19th century and provides examples of modern scientific activity on the territory of the reserve.

Keywords:
Dokuchaev's expedition, soil transformations, Kamennaya Steppe Nature Reserve, observations of soil formation
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