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8.52 CHATTERIS (cZ) (217) 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: 5 humic-alluvial gley soils With a humose or peaty topsoil in loamy or clayey recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 calcareous humic-alluvial gley soils (with calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: silty marine alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0851a    DOWNHOLLAND 1 Fluvic Calcaric Mollic Gleysols
0851b    DOWNHOLLAND 2 Fluvic Calcaric Mollic Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 4

Representative Profiles: 4

Auger Bores: 69

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