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5.31 SWALE (Swa) (1879) Series

« SWAFFHAM PRIOR SWANWICK »

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: 3 brown calcareous alluvial soils In calcareous recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown calcareous alluvial soils (unmottled)
Soil Series: light loamy river alluvium

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 11

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