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4.21 WAINGATE (Wgt) (2277) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 04 pelosols Non-alluvial clayey soils that crack deeply in dry seasons, but are slowly permeable when wet. They have a coarse blocky or prismatic structure and no prominently mottled non-calcareous subsurface horizons within 40 cm depth.
Soil Group: 2 non-calcareous pelosols Non-calcareous to at least 80 cm depth and no clay-enriched subsurface.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical non-calcareous pelosols (Not subdivided below group level)
Soil Series: reddish clayey stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 3

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 7

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