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10.21 WESTHAY (wJ) (2216) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 10 peat soils With more than 40 cm of organic material in the upper 80 cm or with more than 30 cm of organic material over bedrock or very stony rock rubble.
Soil Group: 2 earthy peat soils Normally drained, with a well aerated and structured earthy topsoil or ripened mineral surface layer.
Soil Subgroup: 1 earthy oligo-fibrous peat soils (mainly fibrous or semi-fibrous with pH less than 4.0 throughout)
Soil Series: sphagnum peat

Brief Profile Description

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 2

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 15

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