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3.21 BECKFOOT (Bck) (181) 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: 2 sand-rankers In non-calcareous, unconsolidated soft non-alluvial sandy deposits.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical sand-rankers (unmottled with no bleached subsurface horizon)
Soil Series: sandy stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description

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

0361    Sandwich Dystric Arenosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 67

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