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5.54 ST ALBANS (SA) (1800) Series

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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: 5 brown sands Non-calcareous sandy or sandy gravelly.
Soil Subgroup: 4 argillic brown sands (unmottled with clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy gravelly very hard siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0581b    SONNING 1 Chromic Skeletic Luvisols
0582b    Hornbeam 1 Chromic Skeletic Luvisols
0634    SOUTHAMPTON Chromic Skeletic Luvisols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 4

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 32

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