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8.31 QUORNDON (Qn) (1600) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 08 ground-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged soils affected by a shallow fluctuating groundwater-table. They are developed mainly within or over permeable material and have prominently mottled or greyish coloured horizons within 40 cm depth Most occupy low-lying or depressional sites.
Soil Group: 3 cambic gley soils Non-alluvial, loamy or clayey with a distinct topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical cambic gley soils (loamy with non-calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: light loamy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0541B    BEARSTED 2 Eutric Gleysols
0543    ARROW Eutric Gleysols
0711n    CLIFTON Eutric Gleysols
0821b    BLACKWOOD Eutric Gleysols
0831b    SESSAY Eutric Gleysols
0831c    WIGTON MOOR Eutric Gleysols
0871b    HENSE Dystric Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 25

Representative Profiles: 8

Auger Bores: 795

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