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3.11 WETTON (WE) (2260) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 03 lithomorphic soils Shallow, with a distinct, humose or peaty topsoil, but no subsurface horizons more than 5 cm thick (other than a bleached horizon). Normally over bedrock, very stony rock rubble or little altered soft unconsolidated deposits within 30 cm depth.
Soil Group: 1 rankers Loamy or clayey, with non-calcareous topsoil over bedrock (including massive limestone), non-calcareous rock rubble or soft non-calcareous deposits.
Soil Subgroup: 1 humic rankers (with humose or peaty topsoil)
Soil Series: loamy or peaty lithoskeletal limestone

Brief Profile Description

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

0311c    WETTON 1 Umbric Leptosols
0311d    WETTON 2 Umbric Leptosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 1

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 71

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