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7.23 BLACKDOWN (bF) (122) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 2 stagnohumic gley soils With a humose or peaty topsoil. They are mainly upland soils, intermediate between stagnogley soils and peat soils.
Soil Subgroup: 3 paleo-argillic stagnohumic gley soils (with ancient, reddish or reddish mottled, clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: loamy over clayey drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0714a    DUNKESWELL Chromic Dystric Histic Stagnosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 2

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 19

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