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7.12 WINDSOR (Wn) (2241) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 2 pelo-stagnogley soils (clayey)
Soil Series: swelling clayey material passing to brownish clay

Brief Profile Description

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

0711h    WICKHAM 4 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0712c    WINDSOR Eutric Vertic Stagnosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 16

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 594

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