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5.42 NERCWYS (Nc) (1304) 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: 4 brown earths Non-alluvial, with non-calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 2 stagnogleyic brown earths (faintly mottled with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0541h    NEATH Eutric Stagnic Cambisols
0541x    EAST KESWICK 1 Eutric Stagnic Cambisols
0542    NERCWYS Eutric Stagnic Cambisols
0611d    WITHNELL 1 Eutric Stagnic Cambisols
0713f    BRICKFIELD 2 Eutric Stagnic Cambisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 63

Representative Profiles: 3

Auger Bores: 916

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