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7.11 CLIFTON (Cu) (226) 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: 1 typical stagnogley soils (with ordinary clay enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: reddish medium loamy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0711l    CLAVERLEY Chromic Eutric Albic Luvic Stagnosols
0711m    SALOP Chromic Eutric Albic Luvic Stagnosols
0711n    CLIFTON Chromic Eutric Albic Luvic Stagnosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 53

Representative Profiles: 9

Auger Bores: 2108

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