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3.45 BURWELL (Bn) (157) 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: 5 gleyic rendzinas (mottled with distinct topsoil over permeable material)
Soil Series: carbonatic loamy material passing to soft chalk

Brief Profile Description

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

0342d    WANTAGE 2 Calcaric Gleyic Endoleptic Regosols
0346    Reach Calcaric Gleyic Endoleptic Regosols
0512e    BLOCK Calcaric Gleyic Endoleptic Regosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 6

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 77

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