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5.71 MAPLESTEAD (MM) (1264) Series

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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 drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0571k    MOULTON Haplic Luvisols
0571v    SUTTON 2 Haplic Luvisols
0571w    Hucklesbrook Haplic Luvisols
0571x    Ludford Haplic Luvisols
0573a    WATERSTOCK Haplic Luvisols
0573b    Wix Haplic Luvisols
0581g    STONE STREET Chromic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 14

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 39

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