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8.21 BLACKWOOD (bK) (124) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 08 ground-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged soils affected by a shallow fluctuating groundwater-table. They are developed mainly within or over permeable material and have prominently mottled or greyish coloured horizons within 40 cm depth Most occupy low-lying or depressional sites.
Soil Group: 2 sandy gley soils Sandy, with distinct topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical sandy gley soils (with non calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0551d    NEWPORT 1 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0555    Downham Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0631f    Crannymoor Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0641a    SOLLOM 1 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0643d    Felthorpe Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0711o    RUFFORD Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0711s    BECCLES 2 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0821a    EVERINGHAM Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0821b    BLACKWOOD Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0841c    SWANWICK Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0861b    Isleham 2 Arenic Mollic Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 15

Representative Profiles: 10

Auger Bores: 680

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