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8.33 CARSWELL (cW) (204) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 08 ground-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged soils affected by a shallow fluctuating groundwater-table. They are developed mainly within or over permeable material and have prominently mottled or greyish coloured horizons within 40 cm depth Most occupy low-lying or depressional sites.
Soil Group: 3 cambic gley soils Non-alluvial, loamy or clayey with a distinct topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 3 pelo-cambic gley soils (clayey)
Soil Series: clayey material over calcareous gravel

Brief Profile Description

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

0832    KELMSCOT Epiclayic Endoskeletic Calcaric Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 1

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 51

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