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5.62 SNARGATE (S) (1831) Series

« SLATE ROCK FACES SOHAM »

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: 6 brown alluvial soils In non-calcareous loamy or clayey alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 gleyic brown alluvial soils (faintly mottled with permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: light silty marine alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0811d    ROCKCLIFFE Siltic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 46

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