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8.11 CONWAY (Ch) (236) Series

« COMPTON COOMBE »

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: 1 typical alluvial gley soils (loamy with non calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: medium silty river alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0561b    TEME Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0811b    CONWAY Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813d    FLADBURY 3 Fluvic Eutric Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 24

Representative Profiles: 10

Auger Bores: 642

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