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5.52 OLLERTON (Ol) (1405) 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: 5 brown sands Non-calcareous sandy or sandy gravelly.
Soil Subgroup: 2 gleyic brown sands (faintly mottled with permeable subsoil without significant clay enrichment)
Soil Series: sandy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0552b    Ollerton Eutric Endogleyic Arenosols
0821b    BLACKWOOD Eutric Endogleyic Arenosols
0861b    Isleham 2 Eutric Endogleyic Arenosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 12

Representative Profiles: 4

Auger Bores: 553

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