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6.51 BELMONT (Bo) (113) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 06 podzolic soils With black, dark brown or ochreous humus and iron-enriched subsoils formed as a result of acid weathering conditions. Under natural or semi-natural vegetation, they have an unincorporated acid organic layer at the surface.
Soil Group: 5 stagnopodzols With a peaty topsoil and periodically wet bleached subsurface horizon over an iron-enriched subsoil. Mainly found in uplands.
Soil Subgroup: 1 ironpan stagnopodzols (with a thin ironpan)
Soil Series: loamy material over lithoskeletal sandstone

Brief Profile Description

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

0651a    BELMONT Placic Endoleptic Histic Stagnic Albic Podzols
0654c    Gelligaer Placic Endoleptic Histic Stagnic Albic Podzols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 17

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 177

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