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8.13 WALLASEA (wE) (2270) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 08 ground-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged soils affected by a shallow fluctuating groundwater-table. They are developed mainly within or over permeable material and have prominently mottled or greyish coloured horizons within 40 cm depth Most occupy low-lying or depressional sites.
Soil Group: 1 alluvial gley soils With distinct topsoil, in loamy or clayey recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 3 pelo-alluvial gley soils (clayey with non-calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: clayey marine alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0811e    TANVATS Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813f    WALLASEA 1 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813g    WALLASEA 2 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0814c    NEWCHURCH 2 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0815    NORMOOR Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 38

Representative Profiles: 10

Auger Bores: 1307

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