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5.11 ABERFORD (aF) (1) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 1 brown calcareous earths Non-alluvial, with calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown calcareous earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: medium loamy material over lithoskeletal limestone

Brief Profile Description

In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)

0343a    ELMTON 1 Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0343e    MARCHAM Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0511a    ABERFORD Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0511b    Moreton Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0571c    MALLING Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0572a    YELD Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 37

Representative Profiles: 3

Auger Bores: 623

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