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10.11 LONGMOSS (LN) (1136) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 10 peat soils With more than 40 cm of organic material in the upper 80 cm or with more than 30 cm of organic material over bedrock or very stony rock rubble.
Soil Group: 1 raw peat soils In undrained organic material that has remained wet to within 20 cm of the surface.
Soil Subgroup: 1 raw oligo-fibrous peat soils (mainly fibrous or semi-fibrous with pH less than 4.0 throughout)
Soil Series: sphagnum peat

Brief Profile Description

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

0871b    HENSE Ombric Fibric Histosols
1011a    LONGMOSS Ombric Fibric Histosols
1021    TURBARY MOOR Ombric Fibric Histosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 5

Representative Profiles: 3

Auger Bores: 151

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