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10.25 MENDHAM (mP) (1255) 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: 2 earthy peat soils Normally drained, with a well aerated and structured earthy topsoil or ripened mineral surface layer.
Soil Subgroup: 5 earthy sulphuric peat soils (with an extremely acid surface horizon containing pale yellow crystals or streaks, above 80cm)
Soil Series: sulphuric humified peat

Brief Profile Description

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

1022b    ALTCAR 2 Drainic Rheic Sapric Thionic Histosols
1025    Mendham Drainic Rheic Sapric Thionic Histosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 3

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 341

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