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5.11 SWAFFHAM PRIOR (Sw) (1855) 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: 1 typical brown calcareous earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: light loamy material over lithoskeletal chalk

Brief Profile Description

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

0342d    WANTAGE 2 Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0343g    Newmarket 2 Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0511e    SWAFFHAM PRIOR Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0571j    FRILSHAM Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0571k    MOULTON Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 11

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 142

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