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7.13 SPORTSMANS (SY) (1870) Series

« SPINNEY ST ALBANS »

Definition

Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 3 cambic stagnogley soils (with no clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy material over lithoskeletal mudstone and sandstone or slate

Brief Profile Description

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

0713b    SPORTSMANS Endoskeletic Dystric Stagnosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 19

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 251

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