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5.32 BLACKTOFT (Bkt) (175) Series

« BLACKLAND BLACKWATER »

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: 3 brown calcareous alluvial soils In calcareous recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 gleyic brown calcareous alluvial soils (faintly mottled with permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium silty marine alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0532a    BLACKTOFT Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols
0532b    ROMNEY Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols
0813g    WALLASEA 2 Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols
0814b    Newchurch 1 Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 11

Representative Profiles: 3

Auger Bores: 280

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