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3.72 COLTHROP (cQ) (233) 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: 7 rendzina-like alluvial soils In little altered calcareous alluvium, lake marl or tufa, at least 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 gleyic rendzina-like alluvial soils (mottled with distinct topsoil)
Soil Series: carbonatic loamy lake marl or tufa

Brief Profile Description

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

0372    Willingham Limnic Calcaric Gleyic Mollic Fluvisols
1024c    ADVENTURERS' 3 Limnic Calcaric Gleyic Mollic Fluvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 2

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 51

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