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7.21 PRINCETOWN (pC) (1534) 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: 2 stagnohumic gley soils With a humose or peaty topsoil. They are mainly upland soils, intermediate between stagnogley soils and peat soils.
Soil Subgroup: 1 cambic stagnohumic gley soils (with no clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: loamy material over lithoskeletal acid crystalline rock

Brief Profile Description

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

0651b    HEXWORTHY Dystric Histic Stagnosols
0721a    PRINCETOWN Dystric Histic Stagnosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 4

Representative Profiles: 2

Auger Bores: 171

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