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5.81 WINCHESTER (We) (2239) Series

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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: 8 paleo-argillic brown earths Loamy or clayey, with an ancient reddish or reddish mottled, clay-enriched subsoil formed, at least in part, before the last (Devensian) glacial period.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical paleo-argillic brown earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: clayey material over lithoskeletal chalk

Brief Profile Description

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

0581d    CARSTENS Clayic Chromic Endoleptic Luvisols
0581e    MARLOW Clayic Chromic Endoleptic Luvisols
0582a    BATCOMBE Clayic Chromic Endoleptic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 10

Representative Profiles: 5

Auger Bores: 453

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