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8.41 CURDRIDGE (cU) (249) Series

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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: 4 argillic gley soils With a distinct topsoil and a clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical argillic gley soils (with loamy topsoil)
Soil Series: light loamy material passing to sand or soft sandstone

Brief Profile Description

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

0551c    CUCKNEY 2 Luvic Gleysols
0572j    Bursledon Luvic Gleysols
0711g    WICKHAM 3 Luvic Gleysols
0841a    Curdridge Luvic Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 3

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 158

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