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5.71 MOULTON (Mo) (1231) Series

« MORETONHAMPSTEAD MUNSLOW »

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: 7 argillic brown earths Loamy or clayey with an ordinary clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical argillic brown earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: light loamy chalky drift

Brief Profile Description

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

0343g    Newmarket 2 Chromic Luvisols
0511e    SWAFFHAM PRIOR Chromic Luvisols
0571k    MOULTON Chromic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 3

Representative Profiles: 2

Auger Bores: 30

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