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7.12 DALE (Dl) (300) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 2 pelo-stagnogley soils (clayey)
Soil Series: clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone

Brief Profile Description

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

0421a    STOW Clayic Eutric Stagnosols
0711d    MARTOCK Clayic Eutric Stagnosols
0711e    WICKHAM 1 Clayic Eutric Stagnosols
0712a    DALE Clayic Eutric Stagnosols
0962    NEUTRAL RST OPENCAST Clayic Eutric Stagnosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 23

Representative Profiles: 5

Auger Bores: 343

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