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7.13 PORTINGTON (Pv) (1520) 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: 3 cambic stagnogley soils (with no clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: light loamy over clayey stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description

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

0712i    FOGGATHORPE 2 Ruptic Eutric Planosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 4

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 119

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