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3.43 MARCHAM (mA) (1206) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 03 lithomorphic soils Shallow, with a distinct, humose or peaty topsoil, but no subsurface horizons more than 5 cm thick (other than a bleached horizon). Normally over bedrock, very stony rock rubble or little altered soft unconsolidated deposits within 30 cm depth.
Soil Group: 4 rendzinas Calcareous, over chalk, or extremely calcareous rock rubble or soft unconsolidated deposits.
Soil Subgroup: 3 brown rendzinas (with brownish distinct topsoil that is not extremely calcareous)
Soil Series: light loamy lithoskeletal limestone

Brief Profile Description

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

0343e    MARCHAM Calcaric Leptosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 2

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 51

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