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3.43 NEWMARKET (Nf) (1308) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 03 lithomorphic soils Shallow, with a distinct, humose or peaty topsoil, but no subsurface horizons more than 5 cm thick (other than a bleached horizon). Normally over bedrock, very stony rock rubble or little altered soft unconsolidated deposits within 30 cm depth.
Soil Group: 4 rendzinas Calcareous, over chalk, or extremely calcareous rock rubble or soft unconsolidated deposits.
Soil Subgroup: 3 brown rendzinas (with brownish distinct topsoil that is not extremely calcareous)
Soil Series: light loamy lithoskeletal chalk

Brief Profile Description

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

0343f    NEWMARKET 1 Calcaric Leptosols
0343g    Newmarket 2 Calcaric Leptosols
0511e    SWAFFHAM PRIOR Calcaric Leptosols
0571k    MOULTON Calcaric Leptosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 9

Representative Profiles: 2

Auger Bores: 80

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