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7.14 OAK (Oq) (1400) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 4 paleo-argillic stagnogley soils (with ancient reddish or reddish mottled clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy over clayey drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0582d    HORNBEAM 3 Chromic Luvic Stagnosols
0643c    Bolderwood Chromic Luvic Stagnosols
0714b    OAK 1 Chromic Luvic Stagnosols
0714c    OAK 2 Chromic Luvic Stagnosols
0714d    ESSENDON Chromic Luvic Stagnosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 7

Representative Profiles: 4

Auger Bores: 152

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