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10.11 WINTER HILL (WH) (2242) 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: 1 raw peat soils In undrained organic material that has remained wet to within 20 cm of the surface.
Soil Subgroup: 1 raw oligo-fibrous peat soils (mainly fibrous or semi-fibrous with pH less than 4.0 throughout)
Soil Series: mixed eriophorum and sphagnum peat

Brief Profile Description

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

0311a    REVIDGE Ombric Fibric Histosols
0311b    SKIDDAW Ombric Fibric Histosols
0311e    BANGOR Ombric Fibric Histosols
0721d    WILCOCKS 2 Ombric Fibric Histosols
1011b    WINTER HILL Ombric Fibric Histosols
1013b    CROWDY 2 Ombric Fibric Histosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 99

Representative Profiles: 2

Auger Bores: 1535

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