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5.13 ST LAWRENCE (Sl) (1801) 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: 1 brown calcareous earths Non-alluvial, with calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 3 stagnogleyic brown calcareous earths (faintly mottled with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy or medium silty drift over clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone

Brief Profile Description

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

0411c    EVESHAM 3 Ruptic Calcaric Endostagnic Cambisols
0512d    GROVE Ruptic Calcaric Endostagnic Cambisols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 6

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 132

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