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5.72 WHIMPLE (wM) (2222) Series

« WHEATLEY WHITCOTT »

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: 7 argillic brown earths Loamy or clayey with an ordinary clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 2 stagnogleyic argillic brown earths (faintly mottled with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy or medium silty drift over reddish clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone

Brief Profile Description

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

0431    WORCESTER Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0572c    HODNET Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0572d    Whimple 1 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0572e    WHIMPLE 2 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0572f    WHIMPLE 3 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0572g    DUNNINGTON HEATH Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0711b    BROCKHURST 1 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 35

Representative Profiles: 7

Auger Bores: 2243

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