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6.33 WRYGARTH (Wga) (2284) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 06 podzolic soils With black, dark brown or ochreous humus and iron-enriched subsoils formed as a result of acid weathering conditions. Under natural or semi-natural vegetation, they have an unincorporated acid organic layer at the surface.
Soil Group: 3 podzols Well drained, with a bleached subsurface horizon and no thin ironpan.
Soil Subgroup: 3 ferric podzols (with a dark brown or ochreous, iron-enriched layer containing little humus, below the bleached horizon)
Soil Series: fine sandy stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 3

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