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0961 RESTORED COPROLITE

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Soil and site characteristics

Restored coprolite workings. Generally slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged calcareous fine loamy over clayey soils. Associated with disturbed calcareous fine loamy and occasional coarse loamy soils.

Geology

Cretaceous clay

Cropping and Land Use

Cereals and some rough grazing.

Component soil series

Subgroup Series name Percentage WRB 2006 link
9.61 FLY/CY RESTORED COPROLITE 35% Transportic Calcaric Regosols
9.51 FLY RESTORED COPROLITE 25% Transportic Calcaric Regosols
9.51 COPROLITE WASHINGS 25% Transportic Gleyic Regosols
9.51 CRSE COPROLITE WASTE 14% Transportic Calcaric Regosols

Covers 27 km2 in England and Wales

Soilscapes Classification

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Restored soils mostly from quarry and opencast spoil

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0961 RESTORED COPROLITE

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0961 RESTORED COPROLITE