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5.72 WICKMERE (wC) (2229) Series

« WICKHAM WIGHILL »

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: light loamy stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description

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

0541s    WICK 2 Ruptic Endostagnic Luvisols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 4

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 2

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