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5.73 WATERSTOCK (Wtk) (2280) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 7 argillic brown earths Loamy or clayey with an ordinary clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 3 gleyic argillic brown earths (faintly mottled with permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0571s    EFFORD 1 Endogleyic Luvisols
0573a    WATERSTOCK Endogleyic Luvisols
0841b    HURST Endogleyic Luvisols
0841d    SHABBINGTON Endogleyic Luvisols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 9

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 125

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